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Word Masters 6th Gold List #2

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zephyr
a gentle breeze / NOUN
elude
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)/VERB
crestfallen
brought low in spirit; dispirited and depressed; dejected /ADJ,
glut
supply with an excess of / VERB
wheedle
to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end / VERB
malevolent
wishing or appearing to wish evil to others / ADJ
paucity
smallness in number; scarcity / NOUN
circumvent
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); go around / VERB
hoary
extremely old; whitish or gray from age / ADJ
elixir
a supposed remedy for all ailments or disease / NOUN
venerate
to regard with honor, look up to with great respect / VERB
ominous
threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments / ADJ
isthmus
a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas / NOUN
dodder
walk unsteadily / VERB
auspicious
tending to favor or bring good luck / ADJ
panacea
a remedy for all ills or difficulties / NOUN,
lumber
move heavily or clumsily / VERB; wood from trees / NOUN
elated
in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased / ADJ
strait
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water / NOUN
harangue
noisy, attacking speech; ranting / NOUN
dulcet
melodious, soft, soothing / ADJ
homage
Honor or respect shown publicly / NOUN
(usually "pay homage")
croon
to sing in a low, gentle tone / VERB
strident
loud, harsh, grating, or shrill / ADJ
venom
poison, spite, malice / NOUN

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