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|tick||n: a light, sharp, repetitive sound or action; a mark indicating that something is correct or has been done; any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis|
|gaunt||adj: thin and bony in appearance, often due to illness or malnutrition; desolate or barren in landscape or atmosphere|
|clothesline||n: a rope or wire stretched between two points, typically outdoors, for hanging clothes to dry|
|twine||n: a thin, flexible string or cord made from two or more strands twisted together; (verb) to spin, wind, or twist together|
|twirl||v: to rotate rapidly around a central point; to spin or whirl around in a circular or spiral motion|
|whip||v: to hit a person or an animal severely with a thin, flexible stick with a cord or leather thong at the end, as a punishment, discipline, etc.|
|origin||n: the first existence or beginning of something|
|ancient||adj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old|
|settler||n: a person who moved with a group of others to live in a different country or area|
|pantaloon||n: a type of loose-fitting trousers typically worn by men in the past; a stock character in Italian commedia dell’arte, usually depicted as an older man wearing pantaloons and a top hat|
|government||n: the group of people with authority to control a country or state|
|ward||n: a room in a hospital for patients requiring special care|
|enslave||v: to make someone a slave; to deprive someone of their freedom of choice or action|
|antebellum||adj: belonging to the period before a war, especially the American Civil War; characteristic of the culture, society, and politics of the southern United States during the pre-Civil War era|
|separate||v: to force, take, or pull apart; mark as different|
|skip||v: to move along lightly and quickly, making a step from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce; to intentionally fail to do something which would normally do|
|steady||adj: firmly fixed, supported, or balanced; not shaking or moving|
|timeline||n: a series of events arranged in chronological order and displayed along a line, usually drawn left to right or top to bottom|
|rhyme||n: a word or phrase that has the same last sound as another word or phrase, often used in poetry and songwriting|
|rhythm||n: a strong regular repeated pattern of sounds, words, or musical notes that are used in music, poetry, and dancing|
|chant||n: a simple melody or tune, typically one that is repeated or sung in a monotonous way; (verb) recite with musical intonation|
|contribute||v: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people|
|symbol||n: something visible that is used to represent something else|
|identity||n: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another|
|suppose||v: to think that something is likely to be actual or possible|
|playground||n: an area where many people go for recreation, especially at a school or in a park|
|overhear||v: to hear what other people are saying without intending to and their knowledge|
|hop||v: to jump lightly and quickly on one foot or both feet; to move rapidly from one place to another; to travel using an aircraft, bus, etc.|
|flip||v: to turn over into a different position quickly; to throw or toss with a light motion|
|quarter||n: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion|
|pound||n: the standard unit of money in the UK; the standard unit of weight equal to 16 ounces|
|fry||v: to cook food, especially meat or fish, in hot fat or oil|
|grammar||n: the set of structural constraints on speakers’ or writers’ composition of clauses, phrases, and words|
|rover||n: a vehicle designed to travel over rough terrain, especially on the surface of a planet or moon|
|roll||v: to move in a particular direction by turning over and over or from side to side|
|urban||adj: relating to or located in a town or city|
|communal||adj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use|
|ready-made||adj: (of a product) already made or prepared; (of an idea or solution) preconceived or complete and requiring no further development or work|
|maintain||v: to continue to uphold or sustain; to keep in a particular state or condition; to assert or declare something to be true|
|gesture||n: a movement of the hands, head, or face that express a particular meaning|
|kinetic||adj: of or relating to motion or the forces that cause motion|
|creative||adj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something|