25 terms

WordMasters Gr5 Gold First Word List 14-15

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lagoon
A body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral
distort
1. To change something to make it false; to give a false or misleading account; to twist something out of shape
sprightly
lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful
grimace
A facial expression of fear, disapproval, or pain
furl
to gather into a compact roll and tie securely such as in rolling up a sail; to lay off from work, usually temporarily
complacent
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved; pleased with oneself without being aware of some potential danger or defect
discard
To get rid of or throw away
garble
to confuse unintentionally; jumble; to distort something
hotheaded
quick to anger; quick to act, often without regard to the consequences
reef
A narrow chain of rock, sand, or coral lurking just below or just above the water.
covet
to desire or crave something belonging to another
verbal
spoken words; oral rather than written
row
to propel by means of oars, A horizontal series of cells in a table or spreadsheet
glower
to glare or stare angrily and intensely
contrite
Showing deep regret and sorrow for wrongdoing
lumber
to move slowly and awkwardly; timber sawed or split into planks
brandish
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
sylvan
pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
outcast
a person who has been rejected by society or a social group
gloat
To brag greatly; To feel or display triumphant, and often spiteful, satisfaction or delight
alpine
pertaining to high mountains and mountainsides
glade
an open space with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
burnish
Make shiny by rubbing; polish
envious
Full of jealousy for another's possessions
scuffle
A confused fight or struggle; to move in a hurried, confused way; shuffle