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1 The Lady or the Tiger By Frank R. Stockton

2 Frank R. Stockton Noun author of the story. Published in Mainly wrote stories for children. This is not a true story. It is a work of fiction

3 Frank R. Stockton is the author of the short story, “The Lady or the Tiger.”

4 Florid Adjective very showy, reddish, ruddy, ornamental, high spirited, lovely, lavish

5 The florid king spent his wealth on himself.

6 Exuberant Adjective very abundant, very lively

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8 Inevitable Adjective not to be avoided, sure to happen (e.g. death)

9 The car crash was inevitable since the driver was texting.

10 Impartial Adjective not favoring one side or the other; fair (e.g. judge)

11 A judge should always be impartial towards the defendant on trial.

12 Incorruptible Adjective honest, not capable of decaying, lasting forever (e.g. diamonds)

13 Receiving the award is an incorruptible memory.

14 Emanate Verb to come forth

15 The speaker’s voice emanates confidence.

16 Dire Adjective dreadful, terrible

17 The young girl had a dire experience riding her bike down the hill.

18 Retribution Noun pay to have it replaced, punishment

19 After the accident, Leah’s family believed that retribution would not bring their daughter back to them.

20 Chorister Noun A chorus singer

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22 Solemnize Verb To perform a formal ceremony

23 The preacher will solemnize the wedding ceremony.

24 Fervent Adjective having or showing great intensity of feeling; passionate

25 The young boy’s fervent obsession about trucks drove the mother crazy.

26 Imperious Adjective extremely proud and controlling, domineering, arrogant (e.g. dictator, king)

27 The imperious king would not take no for an answer; he always got his way!

28 Relentless Adjective without pity, unyielding, harsh, never ending

29 The relentless begging worked because the teenager was given a brand new cell phone for her birthday.

30 Fervid Adjective full of strong feeling, very emotional, ardent, spiritual

31 The fervid protestors marched around the forest preventing the construction of the mall.

32 Perceive Verb be aware of through the senses, to become aware of something

33 I perceived the dog’s animosity since its tail was not wagging.

34 Parapet Noun low wall or railing around the royal "both seats" or railing around the edge of a roof or bridge

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36 Devious Adjective out of the direct way, winding, straying from the right course; not straight forward

37 The directions were devious and caused us to get lost.

38 Presume Verb to take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare

39 He presumed the role of captain although the coach did not announce it.

40 Plot Noun sequence of events or actions in a story

41 Setting Noun place where the story takes place. In this story it is in very olden times, we do not know the place. The setting of the story does not rally matter in this story

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