WordMasters Challenge #2 5th Grade Blue 2014/2015

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luster
(n.) the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
surrender
(v) to yeild possession to another 2. To give oneself up 3. To give up; abandon; relinquish; resign; yield
congested
(adj.) Overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess.
sheen
(n) - Brightness, Shine, Gloss
plunder
(n): goods or money obtained illegally
unruly
(adj) difficult or impossible to control; badly behaved; rowdy
surplus
(n.) an amount beyond what is required, excess; (adj.) more than what is needed or expected
pamper
(v.)to allow too many privileges, be too generous and easygoing toward
indulgent
(adj.) yielding to the wishes or demands of others; overly generous
barrage
(n.) a rapid, large-scale outpouring of something
revolt
(n.) act of rebelling; (v.) to turn and fight against a leader
immune
(adj) not affected or influenced by something; protected or exempt, especially from an obligation or the effects of something; resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells.
mutiny
(n.) a revolt or rebellion against an established authority
volley
(n.) a shot or kick made by hitting a ball before it touches the ground; a large number of bullets, arrows, stones, etc. shot or thrown at the same time; a lot of comments, questions, etc., that are directed at a person quickly.
askew
(adv. or adj.) not straight, at an angle.
clot
(n.) a portion of a substance adhering together in a thick nondescript mass (as of clay or gum);
a roundish viscous lump formed by coagulation of a portion of liquid or by melting; a coagulated mass produced by clotting of blood
berate
(v.) to yell at (someone) : to criticize (someone) in a loud and angry way
docile
(adj.) easily taught, led, or controlled
safeguard
(n.) something that provides protection against possible loss, damage, etc.; a precautionary measure, stipulation, or device; a technical contrivance to prevent accident
deprive
(v.) to take something away from; to remove from office; to withhold something from
unkempt
(adj). not neat or orderly : messy or untidy
hazard
a source of danger; chance, risk; a chance event; accident; a golf-course obstacle
chide
(v.) scold; to speak out in angry or displeased rebuke; to voice disapproval to; reproach in a usually mild and constructive manner
agile
(adj.) marked by ready ability to move with quick, easy grace; having a quick resourceful and adaptable character
buccaneer
(n.) a person who tries to become wealthy or powerful by doing things that are illegal or dishonest; pirate