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style
arrow craft.....well known style of shirts known as "arrow shirts" because of the little arrow sewn on each one
test
when manufacturer introduces new style to market, it runs a test on consumers, asking them to speak their opininos frankly about the product
two
2 arrows in a quiver, in the shape of the roman numeral 2
range
cowboys at homecoming fiesta kissing the ground....home on the range....area or zone
burglar
fiesta is an occasion for burglar to take their lockpicking needle and break into the safe with the family's shells
plantation
on a fruit plantation, it is the trees that one is grateful for during Thanksgiving. Imagine yourself inviting a few representative trees from the fields and orchards to join you around the table to give thanks
load
one loads bales on a wagon or cart in preparation for the Great Hay Ride that follows the Thanksgiving dinner each year
overgrown
sense of overgrown is one of growning luxuriously, through not in excess. A whole parade of weeds(outcaste flowers). By way of exception, the flowers take their normal place over the enclosure
turn into
parade marching down the street turns into a dagger throwing bout between competing bands. Note how only one stroke was added to make the change
castle
pile of dirt being turned into a castle (like a sandcastle on the beach)
sincerety
sure sign of sincerity...words are turned into deeds
intimidate
march of women demonstrating on behalf of equal rights, something extremely intimidating to the male chauvanist population
destroy
march of flames demonstrating against the Fire Department for their right to destroy, but being doused with water by the police riot squads
dwindle
a group of unquenchable mouths sets out on a march across the country, drinking water wherever they find it until the water supply has dwindled to a trickle, triggering a national disaster
scaffold
prior to the use of metal, trees were cut down and bound together to use as scaffoling material. in the case of the kanji, what's being constructed is not a skyscraper, but a simple float
coin
gold-colored tokens minted each year for Mardi Gras and thrown into crowds from people on the floats give us the kanji for coins
shallow
an entourage of floats going from one town to the next must always seek a shallow place to cross the water. Try to picture what happens if they don't