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81 terms

Wordmasters 3rd Grade 2016-2017 All Sets No Pictures

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stable
not easily changed
steady
stabled
the act of putting horse in a stable
stabilize
hold in place, support
blush
become red in the face (from embarrassment or shame); become red or rosy; N.
tense
Strained, rigid, firm, taut, stiff, stressful, unyielding, hard put, nerve wrecking,
foe
enemy
prance
to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
slim
thin, slight
mold
to shape or form
mold(y)
when an object is covered with fungi
relax
recreation or rest that refreshes the body and mind
puny
weak, unimportant
lair
(n.) the home or den of a wild animal; any hideout
gallop
a fast gait of a horse
rapid
fast
bully
one who is habitually cruel to weaker people;
spoil
turning bad, food or people
bashful
shy, excessively timid
alien
unknown
alienate
to make hostile or unknows
insult
offend or say negative things
stocky
short, thick, and sturdy
foreigner
A person from another country
foreign
unknows
rust
to turn to red/brown color, usually a result of oxidizing
rusty
reddish-brown color
awkward
clumsy, uncomfortable
tone
attitudes or sound
compliment
an expression of esteem or approval, praise
metallic
relating to metal
tint
slight degree of color; V: give a tint to
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:
stingy
Not generous with money, reluctant to spend or give
glimpse
to get a quick look at
scatter
to cause to separate and go in different directions
valiant
brave, courageous
tangle
to twist together in a mass; to fight
plead
to beg
abrupt
sudden and unexpected
ruffian
a tough or rowdy person; bully
cluster
A number of similar things grouped together
rival
a person or thing competing with another
gaze
to look for a long time at someone or something or in a particular direction
overcast
Covered with clouds
shrub
A low woody plant usually with several stems
reassure
give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain
gradual
taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees
feud
a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute
scowl
a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
fluid
A material that can easily flow
tightwad
someone who doesn't ever want to spend their money; excessively frugal
drawl
speak in a slow, lazy way with prolonged vowel sounds
vacant
Empty; unoccupied
bough
a large branch or limb of a tree
snarl
To cause to become knotted and intertwined: tangle; to growl viciously while baring the teeth.
generous
showing kindness toward others; larger or more plentiful than is necessary
cottage
a small simple house, typically one near a lake or beach