20 terms

Fifth Grade Vocabulary Tier Two Word List 20


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Ensemble (noun) (1)
a group of musicians, actors, or dancers who perform together
Ensemble (noun) (2)
a group of items viewed as a whole rather than individually
Pandemonium (noun)
wild and noisy disorder or confusion; uproar
Venue (noun)
the place where something happens, especially an organized event such as a concert, conference, or sports event
Pretentious (adjective)
attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed
Oblige (verb) (1)
make (someone) legally or morally bound to an action or course of action
Oblige (verb) (2)
do as (someone) asks or desires in order to help or please them
Oblige (verb) (3)
be indebted or grateful
Putative (adjective)
generally considered or reputed to be
Speculate (verb) (1)
form a theory or conjecture about a subject without firm evidence
Speculate (verb) (2)
invest in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss
Distressed (adjective) (1)
suffering from anxiety, sorrow, or pain
Distressed (adjective) (2)
(of furniture, leather, or clothing) having simulated marks of age and wear
Synthetic (adjective)
(of a substance) made by chemical synthesis, especially to imitate a natural product
Synthetic (noun)
a synthetic material or chemical, especially a textile fiber
Tether (noun)
a rope or chain with which an animal is tied to restrict its movement
Tether (verb) (1)
tie (an animal) with a rope or chain so as to restrict its movement
Tether (verb) (2)
use (a smartphone) in order to connect a computer or other device to the Internet
Meld (verb)
blend; combine
Meld (noun)
a thing formed by merging or blending