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nostalgia
the sentimental feeling you have when remembering a past experience, like recalling a special moment from your childhood.
persimmon
a large orange fruit that is edible and sweet when very ripe and soft
setting
where the story takes place
perspective
how something is seen
mood
the feeling created by an author through the use of vivid words in description and dialogue
sorghum
a sweet syrup made from the sorgo plant
epitaph
a message carved on a tombstone
askew
to one side; crooked
lunar
resembling the moon; round or crescent-shaped
resolute
firmly set in purpose or opinion; determined
helter-skelter
haphazardly, without regard for order
benediction
positive benefit of the strength of youth
riveted
means to fasten or fix firmly
sulphur
nonmetallic element used in making gunpowder. It is also used as an ingredient in homemade medicine-sulphur and blackstrap molasses.
anguish
acute suffering or pain
ember
a small burning piece of coal or wood, as in a dying fire
sullen
gloomy or dismal; moody
brigade
refers to a group organized to do a job
penance
voluntary self-punishment
mattock
a digging tool shaped like a pickax, but with one end wide instead of pointed