25 terms

WordMasters Challenge-Grade 3 Fall


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the leaves of a plant, collectively; leaves in general; the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches in painting, architectural ornament
to break (something) into pieces, as by a blow; to damage, as by breaking or crushing: to impair or destroy
short and having a small, trim figure; diminutive
a person who is physically or morally weak; not strong
to race or move at full speed, especially for a short distance, as in running, rowing
occurring or appearing at irregular or infrequent intervals; occurring now and then; intended for supplementary use when needed; happening once in a while
the quality or state of being strong; bodily or muscular power; vigor; mental power, force, or vigor; firmness, or courage
to busy or occupy oneself in a leisurely, casual, or ineffective manner; to move or go in a specified manner with ineffective action or little energy or purpose; to move or go slowly or aimlessly; loiter
bare, desolate, and often windswept; cold and piercing; raw; without hope or encouragement; depressing; dreary; offering little or no hope
a trimming, as a strip of cloth or lace, gathered at one edge and left loose at the other; ruffle; something resembling such a trimming, as the fringe of hair on the chest of some dogs; affectation of manner, style, etc.
to stray from the road, course, or line of march; to wander about in a scattered fashion; ramble;to spread or be spread in a scattered fashion or at irregular intervals
of a dark, dull, or dirty color or aspect; lacking brightness or freshness; shabby; dismal; gloomy and drab
a piece cut or torn off, especially in a narrow strip; a bit; scrap
the red or orange coating that forms on the surface of iron when exposed to air and moisture, consisting chiefly of ferric hydroxide and ferric oxide formed by oxidation; any film or coating on metal caused by oxidation; a stain resembling this coating
happening or occurring at short intervals; constant, habitual, or regular; located at short distances apart
to drive or leave (a ship, fish, etc.) aground or ashore; (usually used in the passive) to bring into or leave in a helpless position
hard and continuous work; exhausting labor or effort; laborious task; battle; strife; struggle
of relatively large and cumbersome bulk or size; (of a fabric or yarn) thick; lofty; (of a garment) made of thick, resilient fabric or yarn
a small, slender, often sharp piece, as of wood or glass, split, broken, or cut off, usually lengthwise or with the grain; splinter; any small, narrow piece or portion; a strand of loose, untwisted fibers produced in carding
to prosper; be fortunate or successful;
to grow or develop vigorously; flourish
(of vegetation, plants, grasses, etc.) luxuriant; succulent; tender and juicy; characterized by luxuriant vegetation; characterized by luxuriousness, opulence
a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it; an amount of food served for one person; serving; helping; the part of a whole allotted to or belonging to a person or group; share
to damage severely or harm (something), especially with reference to its excellence, value, usefulness;to diminish or impair the quality of; affect detrimentally; to impair, damage, or harm the character or nature of (someone) by unwise treatment, excessive indulgence
of or in time long past, especially before the end of the Western Roman Empire a.d. 476; dating from a remote period; of great age; very old; aged
a young tree; a young person

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