105 terms

Robin Hood CAT3-2

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Announced
To make something known; to say something to everybody.
Extra
More than usual; added.
Resist
To try to stop somebody or something.
Threats
A warning that you will punish or harm somebody if he does not do what you want.
Dawned
To begin to grow light.
Event
Something that happens, especially something important.
Gingerbread
A spicy, sticky cake made with ginger.
Honey
A sweet, sticky food made of bees.
Pastries
A light flaky covering for fruit, meat or vegetable pies.
Preparing
To get ready.
Sneak
To move quietly and secretly.
Stalls
A table or small open-fronted shop where things are sold, usually in the open air.
Costumes
Clothes.
Drums
A musical instrument made of a cylinder with a skin stretched over one end or both ends.
Jugglers
A person who throws several things into the air and keeps them moving by throwing and catching them.
Notice
Something written or printed and displayed for people to see; or attention, looking at something.
Pipes
A tube for carrying water, gas, etc. from one place to another; or a musical instrument.
Progress
Going on at that time.
Tumblers
A drinking-glass with no stem or handle; or a person who does gymnastics in a circus; an acrobat.
Awaiting
To wait for.
Center
The middle; or an important place; a place where particular things happen.
Chain
A row of metal rings tied together.
Gentry
People with money and houses but having no power to rule.
Local
Of or belonging to a particular place, nearby.
Office
A room or building where people do typing, accounts, business, etc.; an important job or position.
Perched
To sit high up, often in a tree.
Platform
The raised area along the side of the line at a railway station or a raised place or stage.
Beggar
Someone who lives by asking for money or food.
Gates
Something that opens and closes in a wall etc.
Leggings
A covering for the lower leg.
Limped
To walk as if one leg or foot has been hurt.
Mixing
To stir or shake different things together to make one thing or to get together with other people.
Monk
A holy man.
Muttered
To speak in a low voice.
Position
The place where something is or should be or the way in which someone or something is placed or arranged in a sitting position.
Trumpet
A brass musical instrument.
Final
Coming at the end; last.
Replaced
To put something back in its place or to put a new thing in the place of an old one.
Rings
A circle or a thin circular piece of metal worn on a finger.
Rounds
A part of a competition.
Targets
Something that you point at and try to hit or reach.
Tense
Nervous; excited.
Thin
Not fat; not thick; slim.
Willow
A tree with thin, bendable branches.
Bearded
Having hair on the lower part of your face.
Boastful
Given to bragging, telling people how great you are at everything.
Cheering
To shout because you are pleased.
Hitting
To come against somebody or something with force; to knock.
Nobles
Rich people with the power to rule.
Served
To work for somebody or something.
Fixed
To join firmly to something; to put something where it will not move or to stare at.
Knowing
Showing that you know something.
Responsible
Causing something, blamed.
Snapped
To move or do something quickly or to say something.
Aim
Pointing or getting ready to throw something.
Bowstring
The thin rope found in a bow or long bow.
Crossbow
A very strong kind of bow used for shooting arrows, stones, etc.
Draw
To pull.
Fired
To shoot a gun or crossbow.
Grazed
To eat grass as it grows or to hurt your skin by rubbing against something; to scrape something as you pass it.
Skill
The ability to do something very well.
Squinting
To look with halfshut eyes at something.
Box
A container made of wood, cardboard, etc. or a place in a theater, lawcourt, etc.
Breeze
A gentle wind.
Dark-eyed
Having dark-colored eyes.
Mark
A spot, dot, line, stain, etc. on something or target.
Overhead
Above one's head; in the sky.
Passing
To move or go.
Performance
A play or concert or the way in which a person does something.
Splitting
To cut or break into parts; to divide.
Stick
A long, thin piece of wood.
Jeered
To laugh or shout at somebody in an unkind way.
Yelled
To shout.
Dread
To be very afraid of something.
Bounded
To jump.
Screaming
To cry out in a loud, high voice.
Shyly
In a manner showing fear to meet or talk to other people; timidly.
Claim
To ask for something that you think belongs to you.
Control
To be able to make somebody or something do what you want.
Delay
Making someone wait or be late.
Offering
To hold out something so that someone can take it if he wants it or to say what you are willing to give for something.
Battling
To fight or push against somebody.
Managed
To be able to do something difficult.
Quarterstaff
A long wooden stick.
Realize
To understand fully.
Swinging
To move to and from.
Grasp
A hold on someone.
Encouraging
To give somebody praise or hope so that he will do something.
Swiftly
Quickly.
Tap
A quick, light hit.
Relief
The ending or lessening of pain, trouble, boredom, etc.
Secret
Not told or show to other people or not know by everybody.
Skillfully
Being able to do something very well.
Tracks
A path made by people or animals or marks left by a person or thing.
Voices
The sound of speaking or singing.
Baking
To cook in an oven.
Celebration
Something special or enjoyable that is done to show that a day or happening is important.
Joked
To be funny.
Meat
The parts of an animal's body used as food.
Pigeon
A bird that can be taught to fly home from far away.
Lout
A bad-mannered or clumsy man.
Retold
To speak of something again.
Courage
Bravery, unafraid to do something.
Support
To give help, strength, or encouragement to somebody or something.
Symbol
A sign that stands for or means something.