Wordmasters 2 - Definitions

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babble

To utter sounds or words imperfectly, indistinctly or without meaning.

rut

a furrow or track in the ground, especially one made by the passage of a vehicle or vehicles.

a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

fleece

A coat of wool that covers a sheep or similar animal. A fabric with a soft, silky pile used for warmth, as for lining garments.

To take something from somebody in a dishonest way.

hustle

to proceed or work rapidly or energetically.

whirlpool

liquid in a swift, circular motion, often causing a downward spiraling action. Similar to the action of a tornado.

piercing

cut, penetratre, talk loud, loud sound

murmur

a mumbled or private expression of discontent; a low continuous sound of a brook.

squabble

to fight or argue.

rickety

likely to fall or collapse; old; disrepair; shaky

moan

a prolonged, low, inarticulate sound uttered from or as if from physical or mental

dune

A sand hill or ridge formed by the wind, usually in desert regions or near bodies of water

swirl

To move around or along with a whirling motion. To be dizzy or giddy as the head.

gully

A small valley worn away by running water; ditch

murky

gloomy or dark, (of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment

inland

The interior of a country or region, situated away from an area's coast or border

strut

walk pompously, to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

sidle

to move sideways, unobtrusively or furtively

sty

a pen or enclosre for swinel; an infection in the eye

turf

A layer of matted earth formed by grass and plant roots. A piece cut or torn from the surface of grassland.

canyon

A deep valley with steep sides, often a stream flowing through it.

coastal

located on or near or bordering on a coast

cocky

rude, arrogant; to be full of yourself, overly self-confident or self-assertive

feeble

lacking physical strength or vitality; frail; weak intellectually

sorrowful

A particular cause or source of regret or grief. Characteristic of sadness, grief or regret

bellow

shout loudly and without restraint

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