WordMasters Feb 2011 3rd Grade Blue (3b:2:11: Basic)

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soot
black substance made by dirt, oil, coal, etc.
blend
To stir or mix together into one
crimson
a deep and vivid red
tapestry
a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
slink
move smoothly and quietly with gliding steps; walk stealthily
pastel
delicate and pale in color
confidence
a lack of doubt; a feeling of being certain
parched
dry and thirsty; shriveled from heat
lavender
a light purple color
frown
wrinkle the forehead in anger or annoyance; look with disapproval
totter
move unsteadily; sway, as if about to fall
slender
very narrow
prairie
a treeless grassy plain
stride
the distance covered by a step
obese
extremely fat
geyser
A fountain of water and steam that builds up pressure underground and erupts at regular intervals.
mingle
to become mixed or blended
steady
firmly fixed; not swaying
arbor
a shelter covered with climbing shrubs or vines
snarl
a vicious angry growl
rural
relating to farm areas and life in the country
stable
a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
stoop
standing with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward
urban
having to do with cities or towns
loaf
One large hard baked bread, often cut into slices