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a singer or poet in early times, or any poet or storyteller
bard
deeply affected, or weakened as if pierced by many holes
riddled
by chance
random
directly after that
thereupon
pleasantly old fashioned
quaint
compatible
congenial
having a notched edge
serrated
scorn or ridicule
derision
striking hard
smiting
in an anxious way
solicitously
handled
wielded
made up on the spur of the moment
improvise
100 years
century
10 years
decade
to do in an unsure manner
hesitantly
Deep and narrow grooves, usually dug in the ground.

His face was lined with wrinkles that looked like ______ in a plowed field.
Furrows
admitted into a society or group.

He was ______ into the National Honor Society yesterday.
initiated
starchy, edible roots somewhat like sweet potatoes

I enjoy _____ much better than sweet potatoes.
yams
a person that sells things, a seller

Did you buy that pretzel from the street ______?
vendor
shaping metal by heating it in a fire and hammering it

to sign someone else's name as if it is yours.
The blacksmith was_____ the horses shoe.
forging
newcomer to the frontier

A feeble-looking stranger from the city, a real _____ was traveling by stagecoach to a frontier town.
tenderfoot
troublesome or dangerous animal
varmint
prancing

The horses kept jumping around and ____
cavorting
to talk idly

I can't stand here and _____ with a disinterested student.
palaver
temper, anger

Relax! don't get you ______ up.
dander
reached the top of

I could see the sunset as we _____ the hill.
crested
twisted

The string was a ______ mess when I tried to untangle it.
gnarled
Walked unsteadily, staggered

The old man________ across the street using his cane to steady himself.
tottered
dialect, regional expression

I didn't understand that ______ when I was traveling in the south.
lingo
fierce, violent

The captain led the soldiers into a ____ battle.
ferocious
having and exaggerated opinion of oneself.

Who would have guessed from his humble expression that he had once been a _____ young man.
conceited.
sad, discouraged, dejected

His parents were _____ when he left home.
downcast
walked with long and energetic steps

The horses______ nimbly around the track.
strode
staw filled mattresses, sometimes made of wood for storing things.

Alice tossed and turned on one of the _____ she and her husband used for bedding.
pallets