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WordMaster Challenge #1, 5th Grade Blue List 2014/15

Wordmaster challenge list for Grade 5, Blue Division,
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peal
Noun - a loud ringing (usually of bells)
chortle
Verb - to chuckle or laugh gleefully
deft
Adjective - skillful, nimble
lodge
Noun - A resort hotel or motel; (Verb) To become embedded or stuck
peer
Noun - an equal; Verb - to look closely at
rugged
Adjective - rough, irregular; severe, stern; strong; stormy
clangor
Noun - a loud ringing sound; Verb - to make a loud ringing noise
yield
Verb - to give in or give away; to produce or bring forth. Noun - the product or amount made or produced.
stern
Adjective - firm, strict, grim, Noun - the back of a boat
refuge
Noun - a place of shelter or protection
grope
Verb - to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
languid
Adjective - Lacking energy, spirit, or force; slow
vigor
Noun - vitality and energy, vim.
compel
Verb - To urge forcefully or irresistibly
listless
Adjective - Lacking energy or interest; languid; mentally absent
snicker
Noun - half-stifled laugh, Verb - to laugh quietly
grapple
Noun - an iron hook used to grab and hold. Verg - to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
lax
Adjective - not strict, careless; lacking discipline; not tense, relaxed
aerie
Noun - a nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling
release
Verb -To let go of; free. Noun - A contract in which one party forfeits the right to pursue a legal claim against the other party.
sturdy
Adjective - Something with a strong, fixed foundation.
lair
Noun - the home or den of a wild animal; any hideout
confine
Verb - shut up; imprison; keep in narrow, cramped quarters
scornful
Adjective - Expressing offensive reproach; derisive; contemptuous; full of hate
famine
Noun - A severe shortage of food that results in widespread hunger.