25 terms

3rd Grade WordMasters Challenge 1

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foliage
leaves of a plant, leafage
shatter
to break into many pieces; to cause much damage

synonyms: smash, ruin
petite
having a small and dainty build.

synonyms: small, dainty, little, tiny, delicate
weakling
A person or animal that is physically weak and frail
sprint
run at full speed over a short distance
occasional
happening once in a while;
occurring, appearing, or done infrequently and irregulary
strength
the amount of force your muscles can produce
putter
1. to busy or occupy oneself in a leisurely, casual, or ineffective manner
2. a golf club designed for use in putting
bleak
1.(of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to elements. dreary, gloomy
2. offering little or no hope
frills
1. a strip of gathered or pleated material sewn by one side onto a garment or large piece of material as a decorative edging.
2. unnecessary things that are added to something to make it more interesting, etc
3.a natural fringe of feathers or hair on a bird or other animal.
4. an upward-curving bony plate extending behind the skull of many dinosaurs.
straggle
stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
dingy
dirty, dull, or shabby
shred
to cut or break into thin pieces
rust
the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
frequent
1. happening often; occurring repeatedly
2. to visit a place often
strand
(n.)a fiber or group of fibers twisted together that form one part of a length of rope, cord, thread, or a single string, hair, or line of objects.
(v.) to drive or run aground(a boat); to leave in a hopeless position; to leave in a strange place.
toil
to work hard; to labor
bulky
taking up much space, typically inconveniently; of a large size/build.
sliver
a thin, often pointed piece that has been broken, cut, or torn off
lush
Marked by richness of growth, especially of vegetation.
portion
a part or share of the whole; a serving or helping of food
spoil
to become bad or not fit to eat or use;
to diminish or destroy the value or quality of, harm the character of(someone, especially a child)
ancient
very old; of a long time ago
sapling
young tree; young person
thrive
(v.) to grow vigorously; to grow in wealth and possessions

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