Wordmasters 6 Spring

25 terms by ERB12

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Solace

Noun comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation of distress or discomfort.

Roil

Verb to render (water, wine, etc.) turbid by stirring up sediment.

Pernicious

Adj causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful: pernicious teachings; a pernicious lie.

Salve

Noun a medicinal ointment for healing or relieving wounds and sores.

Distort

Verb to twist awry or out of shape; make crooked or deformed: Arthritis had distorted his fingers.

Turbulent

Adj being in a state of agitation or tumult; disturbed: turbulent feelings or emotions.

Fissure

Noun a narrow opening produced by cleavage or separation of parts.

Snub

Verb to treat with disdain or contempt, especially by ignoring.

Artless

Adj free from deceit, cunning, or craftiness; ingenuous: an artless child.

Shrine

Noun a building or other shelter, often of a stately or sumptuous character, enclosing the remains or relics of a saint or other holy person and forming an object of religious veneration and pilgrimage.

Garble

Verb to confuse unintentionally or ignorantly; jumble: to garble instructions.

Wan

Adj of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color: His wan face suddenly flushed.

Rampage

Noun violent or excited behavior that is reckless, uncontrolled, or destructive.

Defile

Verb to make foul, dirty, or unclean; pollute; taint; debase.

Staid

Adj of settled or sedate character; not flighty or capricious.

Foray

Noun a quick raid, usually for the purpose of taking plunder: Vikings made a foray on the port.

Culminate

Verb to reach the highest point, summit, or highest development (usually followed by in ).

Ruddy

Adj of or having a fresh, healthy red color: a ruddy complexion.

Burgher

Noun an inhabitant of a town, especially a member of the middle class; citizen.

Thwart

Verb to oppose successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose.

Rampant

Adj violent in action or spirit; raging; furious: a rampant leopard.

Drivel

Noun saliva flowing from the mouth, or mucus from the nose; slaver.

Perturb

Verb to disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate.

Cunning

Noun skill employed in a shrewd or sly manner, as in deceiving;

Vagabond

Adj wandering from place to place without any settled home; nomadic: a vagabond tribe.

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