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Little House in the Big Woods

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Fierce
Showing intense aggressiveness.
swift
moving with great speed.
plump
a full rounded form.
pantry
a room or closet used to store food.
venison
deer meat.
churn
to move vigorously in a machine or container in which butter is made by agitating milk or cream.
mend
to fix something.
kerosene
a flammable oil.
whittle
to cut or shape wood with a knife.
hearth
the floor of the fireplace.
ramrod
a cleaning rod for the barrel of a firearm.
sleek
smooth and glossy.
hatchet
a small short handled axe.
thrashing
to whip around.
Bonnet
a hat that tied under the chin.
Mufflers
a scarf worn around the neck.
Veil
a piece of material work over the head to conceal the face.
Ravine
a narrow steep sided valley.
Calico
cotton cloth printed with a pattern.
Savage
wild or mean.
Catechism
a religeous book.
Molasses
a sweet, thick syrup.
Trough
a long container that holds food or water for animals.
Solemn
serious.