Vocabulary Unit 5.
(noun) A mark or stain that damages the appearance of something; a weakness or flaw.
The carpenter noticed a ________________ in the finish of the cabinet.
scar, spot, smudge, a defect, weak spot
adj) having a dull point or edge, not sharp; honest but insensitive in manner-(adj) having less than full rank.
My uncle gave me some_______________advice.
(Verb) to make less sharp.
Misuse will_______________a knife blade.
dull; outspoken, frank, direct
Sharp, keen, tactful, diplomatic; to sharpen
(adj) able a prepared to do something; fit or skilled.
A_____________teacher should be rewarded.
: qualified, able
: unqualified, incapable, unit
(verb) To finish; to bring something to an end; to decide after careful thought.
After electing a new secretary, the committee voted to ___________the meeting.
to close, complete, stop; to reason, judge
to open, begin, start, commence
"And they lived happily ever after....
(verb) to find or discover something, notice.
A test may __________chemicals in the water supply.
to find, observe, spot
to miss, overlook
(Noun) Weariness or exhaustion from work or lack of sleep.
The movie captures the _______ of Paris.
(Verb) To make very tired.
The riders were warned not to ____________ the horses.
tiredness, sleepiness, weakness; to tire
liveliness, energy; to energize, perk up
(adj) Having to do with a feast or celebration.
Decorations will help lend a_______________ atmosphere.
happy, merry, playful
sad, gloomy, somber
(Noun) A friendly welcome and treatment of guests.
The Pilgrims and Indians are remembered for their ____________which is now celebrated as Thanksgiving.
The innkeepers were famous for their_______________ .
friendliness, generosity, warmth
(Noun) A member of a people who move from place to place; a person who roams aimlessly..
The adventurer lived the life of a ______ ___.
A wanderer, roamer, rover
(verb) to treat unjustly or cause to suffer.
Dictators often try to_____________ minority.
To torment, hurt, annoy, pester.
To reward, favor, comfort, help, protect
(adj) Highest in power, rank, authority, quality, or degree.
He acted as if giving up his seat were the _______sacrifice.
first, greatest, dominant, outstanding
low, lowly, worst
(verb) To move or carry from one place to another.
A mover was hired to____________ the furniture.
(noun) A vehicle used to move things from place to place; the act or process of moving something from one place to another.
The ocean liner was used as troop ___________during the war.
to carry, haul, cart, send, convey