5th Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 5th Grade, the page is for literature words:THE WATER OF LIFE by The Brothers Grimm.
 THE WATER OF LIFE by The Brothers Grimm   
sole
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a. being one only, single
sugarloaf
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n. conical moulded mass of sugar, refined sugar molded into a cone
haughtily
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ad. in an unfriendly way and seeming to consider yourself better than other people
straiten
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v. squeeze together
abide
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
linger
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v. take longer than usual to leave or disappear
busybody
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n. a person who meddles in the affairs of others
gape
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v. be or become wide open
prey
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n. animal hunted or caught for food
tarry
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v. leave slowly and hesitantly
trance
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n. a temporary mental condition in which someone is not completely conscious
famine
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n. a severe shortage of food
forsake
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v. abandon (someone or something)
shabby
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a. showing signs of wear and tear
a. mean and unworthy
errand
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n. a short journey either to take a message or to take or collect something
betroth
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v. give to in marriage
squire
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n. (in the past in England) a man who owned most of the land around a village