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word masters 2

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solace
A. comfort; especially in sorrow
roil
A. to stir up sediment in water or other liquids
b.to irritate
pernicious
A. very destructive; ruinous
salve
A. soft greasy substance or ointment used on sores or wounds to heal or lessen pain
B. something that calms or soothes
C. salvage (save)
distort
A. to change the shape of; twist
B. to twist the original meaning of; misrepresent
turbulent
A. note easily controlled; disorderly; unruly
B. agitated; stormy
fissure
a narrow opening crack
snub
A. to treat rudely or with deliberate show of indifference
B. to check or stop abruptly by means of a cable or rope
artless
A. lacking art, knowledge or skill
B. made without skill
shrine
A. a building or other shelter, often of a stately character, enclosing the remains or relics of a saint or other holy person
B. any place or object hallowed by its history or associations
garble
A. to confuse unintentionally or ignorantly; jumble
B. to make unfair or misleading selections from or arrangement of
wan
A. of an unnatural or sickly parlor; lacking color
B. showing or suggesting ill health, fatigue, unhappiness
C. lacking in forcefulness, competence, or effectiveness
rampant
A. a violent or excited behavior that is reckless, uncontrolled, or destructive
B. to rush, move, or act furiously or violent
defile
A. to make foul, dirty, or unclean
B. to make impure for ceremonial use; desecrate
C. to narrow pass or passage between cliffs or mountains
D. to march in single file
staid
A. marked by settled sedateness and self-restraint
foray
A. to raid in order to steal
B. a brief excursion or attempt especially outside one's accustomed sphere
culminate
A. to reach its highest altitude
B. to rise to or form a summit
ruddy
A. having a healthy reddish color
burgher
A. an inhabitant of a borough or a town
B. a member of the middle class; a solid citizen
thwart
A. to oppose successfully; defeat the hope or aspirations of
B. to pass through or across
rampant
A. rearing upon the hind legs with forelegs extended
B. standing on the hind foot with one foreleg raised above the other and the head in profile
C. marked by menacing wildness, extravagance, or absence of restraint
drivel
A. to let saliva dribble from the mouth
B. to talk stupidly and carelessly
perturb
A. to cause to be worried or upset
B. to throw into confusion
cunning
A. crafty in the use of special resources (as skill or knowledge)
B. displaying knee insight
C. characterized by wiliness and trickery
D. knowledge; learning
E. craft; slyness
vagabond
A. moving from place to place without a fixed home
b. relating to or characteristic of a wanderer
C. leading an unsettled, irresponsible, or disreputable life