25 terms

WordMasters 5th BLUE List #1

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cascade
rush down in big quantities, usually water
quibble
argue over petty things
witty
amusing; clever
ember
a small burning piece of coal or wood from a dying fire
glare
an angry stare or great brightness
brawny
strong, muscular
quagmire
a swamp or a difficult situation
subdue
to put down by force or authority
crafty
Skillful at deceiving others; cunning; sly
ruse
a trick
vanquish
conquer
gaunt
very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
residue
matter that remains after something has been removed
hustle
To move with haste and promptness.
rotund
rounded and plump; full or rich in sound
precipice
a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster
loiter
to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
sheer
pure; thin and transparent; very steep
glimmer
a faint, unsteady light
jeer
to make fun of rudely or unkindly
furtive
sneaky
vagrant
a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
filch
to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
toxic
poisonous
jest
act in a funny or teasing way