Worldly wise bk4 L9,10

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advantage

Something that is helpful or useful.

astonish

To surprise or amaze

confirm

To show or prove to be true

distant

Very far away in time

founder

A person who sets up something that lasts

hamlet

A small village

host

a large number

misgiving

A feeling of doubt, uncertainty, or concern about what may happen in the future

parch

To make or become very dry

prospect

Something that is waited for, expected, or hoped for

scarce

In short supply

shrewd

Clever; good at understanding what is needed and acting on it.

sole

Being the only one of its kind; belonging to only one person or group

torment

Great pain or suffering

typical

Being like others of its kind

ail

To cause sickness, pain, or trouble.

banish

To force someone out of the country

communicate

To make known, to give or exchange information.

console

To make less sad; to comfort

cower

To shrink from, as if from fear

deliberate

Carefully thought out; not hasty

depth

Distance from top to bottom or front to back; deepness

desire

To wish for; want very much

livelihood

The means of supporting oneself

misfortune

Bad luck; trouble

orphan

A child whose parents are dead

precipice

A very high and steep cliff

regain

To get back

slay

To kill violently

symptom

A sign of something

distribute

to give out:to divide among several or many: To spread over

victim

one who is hurt, killed or suffers

intrude

to come or go in without permission or welcome

portion

a part or share of the whole

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