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Grade 5 ACSI Spelling List 14

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heard
to hear
herd
a group of animals
peer
A person who is equal to another in social standing or age
pier
a structure projecting into the water and used as a docking or loading place for ships
tied
bound or secured closely
tide
The periodic rise and fall of the level of water in the ocean
patients
a person who is under medical care or treatment.
patience
A willingness to wait for someone or something without complaining
ring
a round piece of jewelry that you wear on your finger
wring
twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
ceiling
the overhead upper surface of a room
sealing
fasten or close securely
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of liquid
organisms
living things
intertidal
Portion of the shoreline that lies between the high and low tide lines
fluctuation
rise and fall, continual variation
coastline
the outline of a coast
barnacles
Crustaceans that have a shell and are anchored to submerged surfaces.
anemone
(n.) a brightly colored sea animal that resembles a flower and has a cluster of tentacles around the mouth
extraction
process of withdrawing, pulling out
contraction
the tightening of a muscle
intention
an aim, plan, or purpose
attentive
alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
treaty
formal agreement between countries
militia
a military force that is raised from civilians to supplement the regular army