20 terms

Fifth Grade Vocabulary Tier Two Word List 16


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Executive (adjective)
having the power to put plans, actions, or laws into effect
Executive (noun)
a person with senior managerial responsibility in a business organization
Executive (noun)
the person or branch of a government responsible for putting policies or laws into effect
Disgust (noun)
a feeling of revulsion or profound disapproval aroused by something unpleasant or offensive
Disgust (verb)
cause (someone) to feel revulsion or profound disapproval
Moderate (adjective)
average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree
Moderate (noun)
a person who holds moderate views, especially in politics
Moderate (verb)
make or become less extreme, intense, rigorous, or violent
Moderate (verb)
(in academic and ecclesiastical contexts) preside over (a deliberative body) or at (a debate)
Ornery (adjective)
bad-tempered and combative
Ordinary (adjective)
with no special or distinctive features; normal
Ordinary (noun)
what is commonplace or standard
Frigid (adjective)
very cold in temperature
Frigid (adjective)
showing no friendliness or enthusiasm; stiff or formal in behavior or style
Commute (verb)
travel some distance between one's home and place of work on a regular basis
Commute (noun)
a regular journey of some distance to and from one's place of work
Wound (noun)
an injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken
Wound (verb)
inflict an injury on (someone)
Inspire (verb)
fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, especially to do something creative
Haughty (adjective)
arrogantly superior and disdainful