1st Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 1st Grade, the page is for literature words:THE LEAP-FROG by Hans Christian Andersen.
 THE LEAP-FROG by Hans Christian Andersen   
exquisite
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a. delicately beautiful
a. lavishly elegant and refined
pasteboard
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n. a type of thin board made by pasting together sheets of paper
chirp
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v. utter a short, sharp, high-pitched sound
sheer
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a. nothing other than
vexation
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n. anger produced by some annoying irritation
snuff
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v. sniff or smell inquiringly
prophet
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n. someone who speaks by divine inspiration
almanac
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n. an annual publication including weather forecasts
bound
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v. walk or run with leaping strides
peculiar
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a. unique or specific to a person or thing or category
melancholy
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a. sad and pensive