Stone Soup, by Jon J. Muth, all the special terms

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wise
Able to understand important things
whiskers
the long hairs next to a cat or dog's nose
bell
a large instrument for making sound in a village or church
famine
A time when there is so little food that many people starve.
flood
temporarily too much water which spills over onto land
suspicious
distrustful of other people
neighbors
the people who live next to you are near your home
farmer
a person who grows crops or raises animals for food
merchant
A person who makes money by selling goods
scholar
a learned person
seamstress
a woman who sews for a living
doctor
a person who helps us when we are sick
carpenter
a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
disappear
to go out of sight
gather
to collect
twigs
very small branches of a tree or bush
well
a hole in the ground where you can get water
brave
showing no fear when faced with danger
round
the shape of a circle or a ball
smooth
without bumps or corners; not rough
pot
a vessel used for cooking
poke
to quickly touch something (or someone) with a tool or finger
peer
to look at something with interest
seasoned
having good flavor
salt and pepper
stir
to mix something by moving it around with a spoon or stick
curiosity
something interesting and unique
spices
seeds or parts of a plant used to flavor food
carrots
onion
bubbling
Similar to boiling water
nod
to move head up and down, signaling "yes"
mushrooms
fungi with short thick stems and cap-like tops
rub
to touch gently with your hands
lick
to touch with your tongue
pea pods
Where do peas come from?
cabbage
a leafy vegetable; similar to lettuce
dumplings
a pocket of dough filled with meat or cheese and then steamed or boiled
bean curd
a food made by mashing together cooked beans
mung beans
they look like peas; rhymes with "rung"
yams
a root vegetable, similar to a potato
taro
another type of root vegetable
winter melon
not from the summer
baby corn
this vegetable is for children
garlic
spicy root
ginger
make tea with this; good for sore throats
soy
add this sauce to vegetable dishes for a different taste
lily bud
Before this water flower blooms, it's a ____.
lychee
a sweet fruit nut
lantern
it gives us light
feast
a large party with lots and lots of food
banquet
a large group of people together to share food and ceremony
willow
What kind of tree is this?
farewell
another word for "good-bye"
generous
giving freely = being ________
plenty
having enough or more than enough

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