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WordMasters Set 1

4th Grade, Gold Division, 2013-2014
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deluge
(n.) a great flood; a heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in vast quantity (like a flood); (v.) to flood
encounter
(n.) a meeting (especially one that is unplanned); a meeting of enemies, battle; (v.) to meet or come upon
soothing
Gently calm (a person or their feelings); Reduce pain or discomfort
abyss
(n.) a deep or bottomless pit. Syn.: chasm, gorge. Ant.: summit, promontory, pinnacle.
yearn
(v.) to have a strong and earnest desire
paltry
(adj.) trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable; inferior, trashy, not worth considering, contemptibly small in amount.
shard
a piece of broken pottery or glass, any small piece or part
utter
To make an audible sound with your voice
surly
Angry and bad-tempered; rude
rash
(two meanings) a skin irritation (noun); reckless or daring (adjective)
erupt
burst or break out
pessimistic
expecting the worst in this worst of all possible worlds
gesture
Motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
dart
move quickly from place to place
abrupt
exceedingly sudden and unexpected
pinnacle
(n.) a high peak or point
don
to dress oneself, to put on
foreign
located outside of one's own country
remnant
(n.) a small part remaining behind
hover
(v.) to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
native
A person who is originally born in a land.
frill
Something costly and unnecessary
pelt
(v.) to throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry
emaciated
(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin
culprit
(n.) a person who has committed a crime or is guilty of some misconduct; an offender