25 terms

WordMasters 3rd List-Grade 3 Blue

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brink
the limit beyond which something happens or changes
edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
weep
shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
isolated
remote and separate physically or socially
ruffian
brutal or cruel person
gnaw
bite or chew on with the teeth
become ground down or deteriorate
solitary
one who lives in solitude
separated from or unfrequented by others
rim
an edge, border, or margin on or around anything
plod
to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
famished
extremely hungry
miser
a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)
dart
a sudden quick movement
festive
joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
lodge
provide housing for, a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
pounce
to jump or move quickly in order to catch or take hold of something
dilapidated
falling apart or ruined, run-down
mallard
common wild duck from which domestic ducks are descended
summon
ask to come
jolly
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
buck
a male deer
nibble
gentle biting
generous
willing to give and share
remedy
treatment, cure
merge
join or combine
shabby
showing signs of wear and tear
brood
a family of young animals