25 terms

Grade 3 WordMasters List 2 2016-2017

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dew
moisture condensed from the atmosphere, especially at night, and deposited in the form of small drops upon any cool surface.
trot
to go at a quick, steady pace; move briskly; bustle; hurry.
skimpy
very small in size or amount
native
born in a particular place or country:
streak
a long, narrow mark, smear, band of color, or the like/an uninterrupted series:The team had a losing streak of ten games.
dingy
lacking light or brightness; drab dirty; discolored
wisecrack
A witty remark, esp one with a knowing, sarcastic edge; a joke; gag,
frost
a degree or state of coldness sufficient to cause the freezing of water.
spindly
long or tall, thin, and usually frail:
gloom
total or partial darkness; dimness/a state of melancholy or depression; low spirits.
alarm
a warning sound; signal for attention.
timid
lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed; shy.
dungeon
a strong, dark prison or cell, usually underground, as in a medieval castle.
gasp
a sudden, short intake of breath, as in shock or surprise.
fragile
easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail:
turret
a small tower that projects from the wall of a building, esp a medieval castle
mar
to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil:
sturdy
strong, as in substance, construction, or texture:
sturdy walls.
scent
a distinctive odor,
creep
to move slowly with the body close to the ground, as a reptile or an insect, or a person on hands and knees.
rickety
likely to fall or collapse; shaky:
manor
the main house or mansion on an estate, plantation, etc.
slither
to slide down or along a surface, especially unsteadily, from side to side, or with some friction or noise:
rude
rough, harsh, or ungentle:
murky
dark, gloomy, and cheerless/vague; unclear; confused: