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Unit 5 Spelling Vowel + r Words

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fierce
wild and savage; ferocious
sword
a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade
court
1. an area marked for tennis, basketball, and so on. 2. a king or queen's governing body, including ministers and advisers
snarl
a vicious angry growl
thorn
a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
earth
1. The planet on which human beings live. 2. The surface of the land; ground.
skirt
A separate garment that hangs from the waist and is not divided between the legs, worn by women and girls
chart
Something written or drawn, as a table or graph, that presents information in an organized and easily viewed form.
urge
1. To push, force, or drive onward; encourage. 2. To plead with.
yarn
1.a cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in knitting and weaving 2. An adventure tale or long story, often exaggerated or made-up.
whirl
To spin, twirl, or rotate
mourn
grieve; feel or show sorrow for
rehearse
to practice for a performance
curb
an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
earnest
1. Showing or expressing deep, sincere feeling 2. Serious and determined in purpose; groups of earnest students
starch
Any of various products used to stiffen fabrics
purse
a small bag for carrying money
birch
Any of several trees with papery, easily peeled bark
pierce
make a hole into
scorn
To reject someone or something; a feeling that someone or something is inferior or unworthy
circumstances
facts and conditions that affect a situation
turmoil
A condition of great confusion or disturbance
absurd
Contrary to common sense, ridiculous
sparse
Not dense or crowded: ex. sparse vegetation
forfeit
Something lost, given up, or paid as a penalty or fine