Story 4 Capital Confectioner

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actualized
made something real or true
afford
to have the money to pay for something
apprentice
a person who is learning a hob from a skilled master
boarding school
a school that houses and feeds its students
brand
a product made by a certain company
candy kisses
bite-sized chocolate candies that are shaped like flat-bottomed teardrops
capital
means excellent or one of the best; relating to the money that is used to start a business or invest in something
caramel
a chewy candy made from sugar, butter, and mild
confection
a candy or other sweet snack
confectioner
a person who makes candies and other sweets
floundered
stumbled or struggled helplessly
inspirational
making others feel hopeful or want to try hard
luxury
something that is very pleasant, comfortable, and often expensive, but is not necessary to have
mass-produce
to make in large numbers, often with the help of machines
orphan
without parents
penniless
having no money
persevered
kept trying to do something even though it was difficult or there were problems
persistent
determined or unwilling to give up
profitable
making of money or bringing other good results
prominent
important or well-known
rural
in the countryside or in a farming area, rather that in a city or suburb
techniques
methods or ways of doing something
transforming
completely changing
transportation system
the vehicles and roadways needed to move people or goods around
trust
money that someone sets aside to help a person or organization