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2016 WordMaster 3rd Grade Blue Jan/Feb (flurry, romp, moist...)

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flurry
a small swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves, moved by sudden gusts of wind.
romp
(especially of a child or animal) play roughly and energetically.
moist
slightly wet; damp or humid.
swarm
a large or dense group of insects, especially flying ones.
dawdle
waste time; be slow
pudgy
(of a person or part of their body) slightly fat.
blizzard
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility.
swat
hit or crush (something, especially an insect) with a sharp blow from a flat object.
humid
marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere.
nibble
take small bites out of.
loaf
a quantity of bread that is shaped and baked in one piece and usually sliced before being eaten.
slender
(of a person or part of the body) gracefully thin.
tatters
irregularly torn pieces of cloth, paper, or other material.
gush
(of a liquid) flow out in a rapid and plentiful stream, often suddenly.
dilapidated
(of a building or object) in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect.
scrap
a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used.
doze
sleep lightly.
violent
using or involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
bevy
a large group of people or things of a particular kind.
shred
a strip of some material, such as paper, cloth, or food, that has been torn, cut, or scraped from something larger.
ragged
(of cloth or clothes) old and torn.
squabble
a noisy quarrel about something petty or trivial.
hustle
force (someone) to move hurriedly or unceremoniously in a specified direction.
shabby
in poor condition through long or hard use or lack of care.
herd
a large group of animals, especially hoofed mammals, that live, feed, or migrate together or are kept together as livestock.

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