2nd Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 2nd Grade, the page is for literature words:BRIAR ROSE by The Brothers Grimm.
 BRIAR ROSE by The Brothers Grimm   
gasp
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v. breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
kinsmen
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n. (pl) male relative
scold
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v. speak to someone angrily because you disapprove of their behaviour
spindle
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n. any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object
mischief
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n. the quality or nature of being harmful or evil
rove
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v. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food
spinning
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n. creating thread
prophecy
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n. a statement that tells what will happen in the future
jack
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n. a device for turning a spit
spit
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n. a long, thin, metal stick put through a piece of food, especially meat, so that it can be cooked above a fire
box
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n. a slap with the hand on the side of a person's head given as a punishment or in anger
amiss
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ad. in an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner
slyly
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ad. in cunning manner
ale
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n. a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast
thicket
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n. a dense growth of bushes
briar
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n. Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
wretched
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a. unpleasant or of low quality
draught
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n. a serving of drink (usually alcoholic)
pluck
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v. remove the feathers from a chicken or other bird so that it can be cooked and eaten
couch
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n. a sofa