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2013 WordMasters Grade 5 List 1

These are the words for our first WordMasters Meet of the 2012/2013 school year.
STUDY
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facade
the face or front of a building;a deceptive outward appearance.
glisten
the quality of glittering or sparkling brightly
thickset
heavy and compact in form or stature
contraband
goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
hinder
put at a disadvantage
abundant
present in great quantity
scythe
an instrument for cutting or mowing
mobile
moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
dismantle
take apart into its constituent pieces
restraint
the of act controlling by restraining someone or something
hobble
the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
ornate
rich in decorative detail
scuffle
an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
devastate
to ruin or destroy completely
stark
complete or extreme
lumber
move heavily or clumsily
alter
cause to change
invincible
incapable of being overcome or subdued
skinflint
a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
construct
put together out of components or parts
willowy
slender and graceful
slaughter
to kill for meat; to kill in large numbers or in a cruel way; the killing of an animal for food
cultivate
foster the growth of
scanty
lacking in amplitude or quantity
catapult
to launch; a device for hurling objects, a slingshot