2nd Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 2nd Grade, the page is for literature words:THE OLD HOUSE by Hans Christian Andersen.
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 THE OLD HOUSE by Hans Christian Andersen   
hop-bind
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n. the stalk or vine on which hops grow
eaves
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n. the overhang at the lower edge of a roof
spout
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n. an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
mortar
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n. a mixture of lime with cement, sand, and water, used in building to bond bricks or stones
halberd
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n. a pike fitted with an ax head
plush
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n. a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
breeches
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n. trousers ending above the knee
errand
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n. a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission
well off
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a. rich enough to be able to do and buy most of the things that they want
pewter
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n. any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other metals, especially lead
dilapidated
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a. in deplorable condition
crevice
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n. a long narrow depression in a surface
n. a long narrow opening
hog
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n. a domesticated pig
gilding
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n. a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
gout
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n. a disease in which defective metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis, especially in the smaller bones of the feet
clothespress
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n. a closet, wardrobe, or chest in which to keep clothes
by-gone
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a. belonging to an earlier time
glazed
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a. fitted or covered with glass
bouquet
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n. an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
procession
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n. a number of people or vehicles moving forward in an orderly fashion, especially as part of a ceremony or festival
pageant
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n. a rich and spectacular ceremony
knave
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n. one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
preserve
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n. food made with fruit preserved in sugar, such as jam or marmalade
melancholy
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n. a feeling of thoughtful sadness
rheumatism
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n. any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues
devout
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a. deeply religious
pious
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a. having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
bump
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n. a round, raised area on a surface or on the body
balsam
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n. sweet-smelling oil that is obtained from certain trees or bushes and used to make medicines and perfumes
hearse
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n. a vehicle for conveying the coffin at a funeral
score
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n. a group or set of twenty or about twenty
tumble
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v. suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
v. fall suddenly and sharply
trance
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n. a state of mind in which someone seems to be asleep and to have no conscious control over their thoughts
hanging
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n. decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window