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WordMasters Gr 5 Round 3 Word List 14-15

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melee
a wild confusing fight or struggle
entwine
spin or twist together so as to form a cord
tie or link together
drab
Having a faded, dull appearance
depressing in character or appearance
tresses
long locks or curls of hair
plait
braid; intertwine; interweave strands; make by weaving strands together; braided length as of hair or fabric
giddy
A light-headed sensation; dizzy; lightheartedly silly
lock
a device for fastening or securing something
to join by interlinking or intertwining "to lock arms"
curls of hair
prattle
meaningless; foolish talk, babble
droll
Amusingly odd or comical
to jest or joke
cherub
resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
splutter
to speak in a quick and confused way, producing short unclear noises because of surprise, anger, etc;
to fly or fall in particles or drops, spatter
menace
A threat
A person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger
gargoyle
A grotesque carved human or animal figure, especially one used as a rainspout carrying water clear of a wall
besmirch
To make dirty; to stain
To make dirty or tarnish; To defile the reputation of someone
gustatory
relating to the sense of taste
cranium
An oval, bony case that protects the brain, skull
confound
Confuse; puzzle
idyllic
Charmingly simple and carefree, peaceful
orb
A curved path around a star or planet
a sphere or globe, something circular
bewilder
to puzzle completely, confuse
urban
City building and the movement of people to cities
scepter
a rod or staff held by rulers as a symbol of sovereignty
forfeit
Surrender or lose as a result of an error, crime, or failure to fulfill an obligation
malodorous
Filled with an unpleasant odor; foul-smelling
decree
An order having the force of law; to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully

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