70 terms

Word Masters Grade 5 Meet #2 2017-2018

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texture (n)
the visual and tactile way something feels when you touch it
texture (n)
the various parts of a song, poem, movie, etc., and the way they fit together
stagger (v)
to walk, move, or stand unsteadily; stumble, wobble
stagger (v)
to shock or surprise someone very much
stagger (v)
to arrange things in a series of different positions or times
gritty (adj.)
containing very small pieces of sand or stone
gritty (adj.)
having or showing a lot of courage and determination; courageous, brave, tough, determined
gritty (adj.)
harsh and unpleasant
alloy (n)
a metal made by melting and mixing two or more metals or a metal and another material together; mixture, combination, blend
scan (v)
to look at something carefully usually in order to find someone or something; examine, inspect
scan (v)
to look over or read something quickly
scan (v)
to look at the inside of something by using a special machine
scan (v)
to use a special machine to read or copy something, such as a photograph or a page of text into a computer
vulnerable (adj.)
easily hurt or harmed physically, mentally, or emotionally
vulnerable (adj.)
open to attack, harm, or damage; helpless, defenseless
mongrel (n)
a dog with parents of different breeds; mixed breeds
mongrel (n)
any cross between different things
scuttle (v)
to move quickly and with short steps
scuttle (v)
to cause something to end or fail
scuttle (v)
to sink a ship by putting holes in the bottom or sides
scuttle (n)
a deep bucket for carrying coal
rugged (adj.)
having a rough, uneven surface; rocky, stony, jagged
rugged (adj.)
roughly irregular, heavy, or hard in outline or form; craggy
rugged (adj.)
strong and determined; tough, rigorous
rugged (adj.)
made to be strong and tough; durable, sturdy, resilient
rugged (adj.)
involving great difficulties or challenges; testing your physical, mental or moral strength
spire (n)
a tall, narrow, pointed structure on the top of a building
spire (n)
the highest point or summit of something
spire (n)
a sprout or shoot of a plant
taper (v)
to become gradually smaller toward one end; narrow, thin out
taper (v)
to become gradually less and less; to decrease slowly
taper (n)
a slender candle
immune (adj.)
not capable of being affected by a disease
immune (adj.)
having special protection from something that is required for most people by law
ore (n)
rocks, earth, etc. from which a valuable metal can be taken
falter (v)
to stop being strong or successful: to begin to fail or weaken; hesitate, delay
falter (v)
to begin to walk or move in an unsteady way; stumble flounder
falter (v)
to feel doubt about doing something
infected (adj.)
containing germs that cause disease
infected (adj.)
affected by a computer virus
infected (v)
to cause something to feel an emotion
mill (n)
a factory for certain kinds of manufacture, as paper, steel, or textiles
mill (n)
a building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour and other cereal products
mill (n)
a small machine for grinding or crushing pepper or coffee
mill (v)
to walk around in a general area without any particular aim or purpose
slacken (v)
to become slower or less active; to slow down
slacken (v)
to become less tight or to make something less tight; loosen
glutted (v)
to fill beyond capacity, especially with food; to eat or indulge in something excessively
glutted (n)
too much of something, a supply of something that is much more than is needed or wanted
lumber (v)
to move in a slow or awkward way
lumber (n)
wooden boards or logs that have been sawed and cut for use
ramble (v)
to walk or go from one place to another place without a specific goal, purpose, or direction; roam, meander
ramble (v)
to go from one subject to another without any clear purpose or direction
taut (adj.)
stretched or pulled tight; not loose or slack
taut (adj.)
firm and strong; not loose or flabby
taut (adj.)
emotionally or mentally strained; very tense
taut (adj.)
in good order or condition; neat
mine (n)
a pit or tunnel from which minerals such as coal, gold, diamonds, etc. are taken
mine (n)
a bomb that is place in the ground or in water that explodes when it is touched
mine (n)
a rich source of something such as information
mine (v)
to search for something valuable
mine (pronoun)
that which belongs to me, the possessive case of I
goad (n)
a pointed rod that used to make an animal move forward; electrically charged end, for driving cattle or oxen
goad (n)
someone or something that urges or forces someone to do something; prod, urge
goad (v)
to urge or force someone to do something
destitute (adj.)
extremely poor; penniless, poor, poverty stricken
destitute (adj.)
not having something that is needed or wanted
forge (v)
to form something by heating and shaping metal
forge (v)
to form or create something, such as an agreement or relationship through great effort
forge (v)
to make or copy something, such as a document or signature falsely in order to deceive someone; counterfeit, copy, imitate