3rd Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 3rd Grade, the page is for literature words:THE FALSE COLLAR by Hans Christian Andersen.
 THE FALSE COLLAR by Hans Christian Andersen   
garter
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n. a band that is worn around the leg to hold up a stocking
girdle
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n. a belt or cord worn around the waist
n. an encircling or ringlike structure
occasion
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n. reason or cause
boast
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v. talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction
prude
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n. a person excessively concerned, like a woman who shows or affects extreme modesty
rag
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n. a piece of old cloth, especially one torn from a larger piece
jagged
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a. having a sharply uneven surface or outline
imitate
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v. appear like, as in behavior or appearance
baroness
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n. a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron
ado
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n. a rapid active commotion
condemned
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a. officially declared unfit for use
betroth
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v. give to in marriage
despise
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v. look down on with disdain
ferocious
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a. marked by extreme and violent energy