5th Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 5th Grade, the page is for literature words:SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED by The Brothers Grimm.
 SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED by The Brothers Grimm   
roe
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n. a small Eurasian deer which lacks a visible tail and has a reddish summer coat that turns grayish in winter
stag
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n. a male deer
bough
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n. any of the larger branches of a tree
mishap
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n. an instance of misfortune
n. an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
precipice
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n. a very steep cliff
hob
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n. a metal shelf next to a fireplace where pans were heated
perch
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n. support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
bleat
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v. produce the sound made by a sheep or goat
flutter
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v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
clumsy
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a. not skilful in the way you deal with or express something
thaw
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v. (cause to) change from a solid, frozen state to a liquid or soft one, because of an increase in temperature
pry
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v. open, move, or lift something by putting one end of a tool under it and pushing down on the other end
wither
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v. (to cause) to become weak and dry and decay
fiery
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a. like or suggestive of fire
wedge
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n. a piece of something, like food or wood, in the shape of a triangle
sleek
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a. having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
grumble
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v. make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
uncouth
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a. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
feeble
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a. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
reed
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n. any of various types of tall, stiff plants like grasses growing together in groups near water
rush
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n. a plant like grass that grows in or near water
toadstool
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n. a mushroom, esp. a poisonous one
disfigure
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v. mar or spoil the appearance of
booty
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n. goods or money obtained illegally
gape
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v. look with amazement; look stupidly
morsel
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n. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
heed
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n. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)