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Spelling Words Units 5-8

This is for the Spelling Review test on Friday. It will not be over the spelling of the words on the meaning.
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blemish
(n.) a mark or stain that damages the appearance of something; a weakness or flaw
blunt
(adj.) having a dull point or edge, not sharp; honest but insensitive in manner
(v.) to make less sharp.
capable
(adj.) able and prepared to do something; fit or skilled
conclude
(v.) to finish; to bring something to an end; to decide after careful thought
detect
(v.) to find or discover something, notice
fatigue
(n.) wearniess or exhaustion from work or lack of sleep
(v.) to make very tired
festive
(adj.) having to do with a feast or celebration
hospitality
(n.) a friendly welcome and treatment of guests
nomad
(n.) a member of a people who move from place to place; a person who roams aimlessly
persecute
(v.) to treat unjustly or cause to suffer
qsupreme
(adj.) highest in power, rank, authority, quality, or degree
transport
(v.) to move or carry from one place to another
(n.) a vehicle used to move things from place to place; the act or process of moving something from one place to another.
accomplish
(v.) to do, make happen, succeed in, carry through
apparent
(adj.) open to view; easy to understand; seeming to be true or real
capacity
(n.) the amount of space that can be filled; ability or skill; office or role
civilian
(n.) a person not on active duty in a military, police, or firefighting force
conceal
(v.) to hide or keep secret, to place out sight
duplicate
(v.) to copy exactly; to produce something equal to
(adj.) exactly like something else
(n.) an exact copy
keen
(adj.) having a sharpened edge; quick and sharp in thought or in sight, hearing, or smell; eager
provoke
(v.) to annoy to make angry, stir up; to do something in order to get a response
spurt
(v.) to shoot out quickly in a stream; to show a burst of energy
(n.) a sudden, short stream of fluid; a quick burst of activity
undoing
(n.) a bringing to ruin or destruction; the cause of ruin; unfastening or loosening
vast
(adj.) very great or very large
withdraw
(v.) to pull out or remove, to move back or away, retreat.
barrier
(n.) something that blocks the way; an obstacle
calculate
(v.) to find out by using matematics, reckon; to find out by reasoning, estimate
compose
(v.) to be or make up the parts, form; to creat or write; to calm quiet one's mind
considerable
(adj.) fairly large in size or extent; worthy of attention
deputy
(n.) one chosen to help or take the place of another or to act in that person's absense
industrious
(adj.) busy, working steadily
jolt
(v.) to shake up roughtly; to move along in a jerky or bumpy fashion
(n.) a sudden bump or jerk; a shock or surprise
loot
(v.) to rob by force or violence, especially during war or time of unrest
(n.) valuable things that have been stolen or taken by force
rejoice
(v.) to feel joy or great delight; to make joyful
reliable
(adj.) deserving trust, dependable
senseless
(adj.) lacking meaning, stupid or foolish; without use of the senses
shrivel
(v.) to shrink and wrinkle, especially from heat, cold, or dryness
alternate
(v.) to do, use, or happen in successive turns; to take turns
(n.) a person acting or prepapred to act in place of another; a substitute
(adj.) happening or appearing in turns; every other; being a choice between two or more things
demolish
(v.) to tear down, break to pieces
energetic
(adj.) active and vigorous, full of energy, forceful
enforce
(v.) to force obedience to
feat
(n.) an act or deed that shows daring, skill, or strength
hearty
(adj.) warm and friendly; healthy, lively, and strong; large and satisfying to appetite
mature
(v.) to bring to or reach full development or growth
(adj.) fully grown or developed
observant
(adj.) watchful, quick to notice; careful and diligent
primary
(adj.) first in importance, first in time or order; basic, fundamental
(n.) an early election that narrows the choice of candidates who will run in a final election
resign
(v.) to give up a job, an office, or a right or claim
strive
(v.) to devote much energy or effort, try hard
verdict
(n.) the decision of a jury at the end of a trial or legal case; any decision