3rd Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 3rd Grade, the page is for literature words:THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES by Hans Christian Andersen.
 THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES by Hans Christian Andersen   
chase
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n. hunting of wild animals, used with the
accustomed
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a. commonly used or practiced; usual
a. in the habit of or adapted to
merrily
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ad. in a joyous manner
rogue
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n. a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
splendid
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a. having great beauty and splendor
cause
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v. compel by command, authority, or force
loom
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n. a frame or machine to form a cloth
knapsack
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n. a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
elapse
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v. pass or go by
simpleton
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n. a person lacking intelligence or common sense
knave
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n. a tricky deceitful fellow
impostor
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n. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
viz
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ad. (videlicet) that is to say, namely
diligence
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n. steady, earnest, and energetic effort
crafty
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a. marked by skill in deception
exquisite
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a. delicately beautiful
a. lavishly elegant and refined
workmanship
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n. skill in an occupation or trade
approbation
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n. official recognition or approval
on no account
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ad. under no circumstances
retinue
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n. the group following and attending to some important person
strain
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v. force to make a strenuous or unusually great effort
riband
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n. a ribbon used especially as a decoration
grandee
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n. a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal
mantle
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n. a loose sleeveless garment worn over other clothes
cobweb
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n. the network spread by a spider
courtier
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n. an attendant at the court of a sovereign
canopy
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n. a cover fixed or carried above a person of high rank or a sacred object
bedchamber
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n. a room used primarily for sleeping
train
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n. a part of a gown that trails behind the wearer
vex
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v. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress