Word Of The Day
Terms in this set (16)
Thrown away, gotten rid of.The librarian discarded all the old books.
A large sailing ship. The Pirates boarded the galleon in search of treasure.
Struggling. He was grappling with the idea of a rainy summer.
A window that opens outward on hinges. He stuck his head out of the casement and hollered.
To move in a twisting motion. Josh's stomach ache caused him to writhe in pain.
To upset or dismiss. The students were dismayed to learn of the pop quiz.
To make a mistake. The class blundered the last question on the test.
To break into two or more pieces.
Two or more pieces of artillery used for combined action.
Full of worry, troubled. He stared at the test broodingly.
Well known, widely recognized. Mrs. Smith is a prominent member of the community.
Wisely or in a clever way. Mary shrewdly decided to leave early to avoid traffic.
Forceful, convincing speech.
Mistrustful of others sincerity. Jordan was cynical about the claim that his sneakers would make him jump higher.
Unwilling or unable to believe something. The teacher was incredulous when everyone passed the test.
A suggestion or hint intended to insult. When Mark suggested Gale needed to study harder than the others the insinuation was hard to take.