5th Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 5th Grade, the page is for literature words:THE JUNIPER-TREE by The Brothers Grimm.
 THE JUNIPER-TREE by The Brothers Grimm   
peel
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v. strip the skin off
cuff
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v, strike (someone) with an open hand, especially on the head
buffet
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v. strike repeatedly and violently
mist
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n. a light rain or a collection of very small drops of water in the air that is like a fog
pincer
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n. a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
burnish
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v. polish and make shiny
garret
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n. floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
hew
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v. make or shape as with an axe
distress
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n. a feeling of extreme worry, sadness, or pain
delicious
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a. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
lighten
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v. make a difficult situation or responsibility easier
misery
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n. a feeling of intense unhappiness