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clever

smart. someone who uses intelligence to do something tricky

judgment

a decision or ruling

wed

to marry, to get married to someone

obey

to do what you are told

possession

something that belongs to someone

proud

to feel good about yourself

release

to let something go

riddle

a puzzle or tricky question

affect

to cause a change in someone or something

similar

almost the same

illustrate

to use pictures or examples to make something clear

vow

to promise

inn

a house usually in the country where people can eat and rent a room to sleep in

boast

to brag, to show too much pride in yourself or in something you have, have done, or are connected to in some way

dear

important, valued

"My children are very __________ to me."

goat

a small animal that is related to the sheep

dove

a small wild bird that is related to pigeons ◊Doves are often used as a symbol of peace.

bewildered

confused

clutch

hold tightly

flutter

to fly lightly with quick beats of the wings

peasant

a poor farmer or farm worker who has low social status

mare

a female horse

foal

a baby horse

"This is a picture of a mare and a ________."

harsh

severe or cruel : not kind

wail

cry loudly

potion

a drug, a medicine

picky

very careful or too careful about choosing or accepting things : hard to please

cared for

liked

"I've never _________ ______ watercress. They just don't taste good to me."

unique

special, one-of-a-kind

"awoke with a start"

woke up very suddenly

insulted

to feel that someone has been rude or offensive to you or : has shown a lack of respect

"I can't believe you said that. I'm really __________!"

climax

the turning point of a story

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