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The rudiments of letters, and inform
OF SOME OF THE HARDER WORDS
USED IN THIS BOOK.
n. Noun; a. Adjective; v. Verb; pa. Participle. Abyss, n. a depth that cannot be Columbine n. a flower. fathomed.
Conspire, v. agree together for a Allegiance, n. the duty of a sub
purpose. ject to the Government. Clammy, a. sticky. Azure, a. blue.
Croft, n. a small piece of grassland.
Culture, n. improvement. Bard, n. a poet.
Cutlery, n. manufactures of steel Bedropped, pa. sprinkled over.
or iron. Beverage, n. drink.
Current, n. flow of water. Bill, n. a hatchet with a hooked end, Cultivate, v. improve.
used in wood-cutting Bloom, n. bright, fresh appearance Dangled na streake
ance Dappled, pa. streaked or spotted. - v. to make beautiful.
Discipline, n. strict exercise of law Bourne, n. a low eminence. Bushell, n. a dry measure of eight
Emblem, n. a sign. gallons.
Emblematic, a, containing signs. Contemplate, v. watch carefully Extract, v. draw out.
Faery, a. unearthly.
Mine, n. an excavation in the earth Fibrous, a. full of thick threads or Mineral, n. what is brought out of fibres.
mines, Felt, n. cloth or stuff.
Moralize, v. think seriously about Firstling, n. first child or offspring Maple, n. a large tree. when young
Mittens, n. thick leathern gloves.
Melancholy a. mournful. Grove, n. plantation of trees.
Mature, v. ripen. Gorgeous, a. brilliant in light or colour.
Nutritious, a. affording food or Gourd, n. fruit resembling a melon
substance. Harbinger, n. one who foretels O'er, prep. over; to o'er-brow, to the coming of another.
overlook; o'er-brim, fill Herald, n. one who proclaims or
up. announces anything Pilgrim, n. traveller, Humanity, n, nature of men, kind- Pearlash, n. a substance obtained ness.
from wood-ashes. Humid, a. moist.
Potash, n. an alkaline salt obtained
from burnt vegetables. Intellectual, a. belonging to the Pledge, n. promise. mind.
Periwinkle, n. a flower. Innumerable, a. too many to be Prattle, v. to make a murmuring counted.
Pore, v. look closely and steadily. Litharge, n. oxyde of lead; the Plump, v. make large and fat.
'dross which arises in puri-
Pearly, a. shone through by light Law, n. rule of government.
Precipitate, v. hasten; utter hastily Legible, a. easily read. Manufacture, no workmanship.
Roundy, a, like a ball. Mead. n. a field with water running Rudiment, n. first beginning. through it.
Russet, a. brown.
EXPLANATION OF WORDS. Sallow, n. a willow tree.
Treble, n. a shrill sound.
Vary, v. alter,
| Vernal, a. belonging to spring. Servile, a. slavish.
Vitriol, n. sulphuric acid in comSolitude, n. the state of one who is
bination with metallic alone.
oxyde. Surface, n. outside.
Willowy, a. where willows grow.
Wailful, a. mournful. Tower, n. an eminence.
Woof, n. in weaving, the threads Tenant, n. a dweller for a time.
thrown with the shuttle. Thrive, v. flourish. Triumph, n. a procession. Zinc, n. a metal used in making brass.
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