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6th Grade Wordmasters List #3 Blue 2016
Terms in this set (25)
A peculiar or eccentric man, generally of advanced years.
(v.) to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or out
(adj.) moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance.
1. damage to skin caused by scraping; 2. process of scraping or rubbing
to blow off or away; to separate the good from the bad; to subject to some process of separating or distinguishing; sift; to analyze critically.
a person who engages in irregular warfare especially as a member of an independent unit carrying out harassment and sabotage.
This type of warfare uses hit and run tactics, never knowing where the enemy is going to be.
(v.) to support, prop up, strengthen; (n.) a supporting structure
(adj.) able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic
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Climb awkwardly or with difficulty, scramble
(n.) slingshot; a hurling machine,
v. to launch
sell, hawk, vend
Departing from norms or conventions
(n. pl.) the last remaining part; the part of least worth
A surprise attack
(n.) the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj.) superior
Harvest, such as by cutting; gather; get as a result of one's effort
given to taking part in others' affairs without being asked, interfering, curious
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
to change the rank or position of (someone) to a higher or more important one
: to move (a sports team) to a higher position in a league
: to help (something) happen, develop, or increase
adjective: characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Husks of grain separated from the seed by threshing