25 terms

5th WordMaster Oct/Nov 2018

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escapade
an exciting, foolish, or dangerous experience or adventure
doff
to take off or remove (a hat or a piece of clothing)
hostile
not friendly : having or showing unfriendly feelings : unpleasant or harsh: relating to an enemy
declaration
the act of making an official statement about something : something that is stated or made known in an official or public way: a document that contains an official statement
taunt
to say insulting things to someone in order to make that person angry
zany
very strange and silly
outcast
a person who is not accepted by society: thrown aside, discarded, or rejected
beckon
to signal someone with your arm or hand in order to tell that person to come closer or follow: to appear attractive or inviting
droll
having an odd and amusing quality
commerce
the activity of buying and selling
furl
to wrap or roll (something, such as a sail or a flag) close to or around something
strenuous
requiring or showing great energy and effort
apparel
clothing of a particular kind
dismiss
to decide not to think about or consider (something or someone): to send someone away or allow someone to leave: to end the employment or service of someone
genial
cheerful and pleasant
pleasantry
something (such as a greeting) that people say in order to be polite
banish
to force someone to leave a country as punishment: to send someone or something away or get rid of something
indignant
feeling or showing anger because of something that is unfair or wrong : very angry
finery
clothes, jewels, etc., that are expensive and beautiful
cherish
to feel or show great love for (someone or something): to remember or hold and idea in a deeply felt way
perverse
wrong or different in a way that others feel is strange or offensive
feat
an act or achievement that shows courage, strength, or skill
discard
to throw something away because it is useless or unwanted: to remove a playing card from your hand in a card game
imposing
very large or impressive
merchant
someone who buys and sells goods especially in large amounts: the owner or manager of a store
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