2nd Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 2nd Grade, the page is for literature words:KING GRISLY-BEARD by The Brothers Grimm.
 KING GRISLY-BEARD by The Brothers Grimm   
haughty
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a. unfriendly and seeming to consider yourself better than other people
conceited
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a. too proud of yourself and your actions and abilities
make sport of
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v. make fun of
maypole
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n. a vertical pole that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
grisly
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a. extremely unpleasant or disgusting, and usually causing fear
fiddler
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n. a musician who plays the violin
alms
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n. (pl) money or goods contributed to the poor
boon
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n. a thing that is helpful or beneficial
paltry
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a. (of an amount of money) very small and of little or no value
scanty
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n. smaller in size or amount than is considered necessary or is hoped for
pomp
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n. impressive and colourful ceremonies, especially traditional ceremonies on public occasions
jeer
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v. laugh or shout insults at someone to show you have no respect for them
chamberlain
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n. an officer who manages the household of a monarch or noble