Tampa Spelling Vocabulary 5

Tampa Spelling Vocabulary 5
1. fact: something that actually exists; reality; truth.
2. branch: a division or subdivision of the stem or axis of a tree, shrub, or
other plant.
3. passenger: a person who is traveling in an automobile, bus, train, airplane,
or other conveyance, esp. one who is not the driver, pilot, or the like.
4. grass: any plant having jointed stems, sheathing leaves, and seedlike
5. family: parents and their children, considered as a group, whether
dwelling together or not.
6. capital: the city or town that is the official seat of government in a
country, state.
7. sled: a small vehicle consisting of a platform mounted on runners for use in
traveling over snow or ice.
8. sense: any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by
which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or
inside the body.
9. enemy: a person who feels hatred for, or engages in activities against
another; an adversary or opponent.
10. empty: containing nothing; having none of the usual or appropriate
11. several: being more than two but fewer than many in number or kind.
12. measure: an instrument, as a graduated rod or a container of standard
13. dim: not brilliant; dull in luster.
14. twist: to combine, as two or more strands or threads, by winding together;
15. witch: an ugly or mean old woman; hag.
16. visitor: a person who goes to see someone, as for reasons of friendship,
business, duty, travel, or the like.
17. million: a cardinal number, a thousand times one thousand.
18. interesting: a state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something.
19. rob: to take something from (someone) by unlawful force or threat of
violence; steal from.
20. pond: a body of water smaller than a lake, sometimes artificially formed.
21. chop: to cut in pieces; mince.
22. lock: a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position
when closed.
23. knock: to strike a sounding blow with the fist, knuckles, or anything hard.
24. across: from one side to the other of.