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afford

to be able to pay for. to be able to do. to give to provide.

boast

to talk with too much pride in oneself or in what owns or has done; to brag.

chord

Three or more notes of music played together.

exceptional

Unusually good.

fortunate

Lucky.

fringe

An edge made of short lengths of material such as thread, used to decorate clothes, curtains,

humble

Plain and simple.

meadow

A field of grass or wildflowers.

melancholy

Filled with sorrow; very sad.

obstinate

Not willing to give in; stubborn.

plead

To ask for something that is felt to be very important; to beg.

punge

To throw oneself into.

relent

To become less strict.

submit

To give to someone to look over or decide about.

trudge

To walk slowly and heavily, as though with great effort.

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