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Pupil, scholar, one under the care of a teacher

Quake, to shake with cold, or fear
Quarry, a place in the earth where people dig stones
Quit, to leave

Rabble, a crowd or collection of low people
Range, to rove wherever they please
Rebel, to disobey and rise against a ruler
Reject, to throw aside as useless
Render, to pay back, to return
Replete, completely filled
Repose, sleep, rest
Restore, to give back what has been taken away
Retain, to keep, and not lose
Reverse, turn upside down
Reward, pay received for good done
Ripple, little curling waves
Raft, a float of timber
Rejoice, to be glad
Relate, to tell a thing
Repent, to be sorry for sin
Repine, to fret
Retire, to go away from others
Rock, a very large stone
Romp, a rude girl
Shop, a place where things are made or sold
Silk, the thread of a silkworm
Slothful, slow and idle
Scribe, a writer
Slough, deep mud
Savior, one who saves
Sluggard, an idle, sleepy fellow
Stranger, a person we do not know
Surface, the outside
Silent, not speaking
Slop-shop, where ready made clothes are sold

Scold, to talk loudly in anger
Smile, a look of pleasure
Stamp, to step heavy
Serenade, music in the night
Sound, a noise
Slander, a false story about a person
Seek, to look for
Shun, to keep away from a thing
Scald, burn with hot liquor
Smite, to strike
Saliva, the fluid of the mouth
Secret, something hidden
Scanty, poor, not enough
Sylvan, a place of woods
Sin, disobedience to God
Solar, something belonging to the sun
Solid, not hollow, not fluid
Solitary, one who lives alone
Soothe, to flatter, to please
Stage, the distance one travels before he stops
Summit, the top, or utmost height
Superb, grand, lofty
Suppress, to conceal, to crush
Supreme, highest, most excellent
Sweet, pleasing to the senses, luscious to the taste, fra-

grant to the smell, melodious to the ear, beautiful
to the sight

Theft, the crime of stealing
Thief, one who steals
Tallow, the fat of an ox or sheep, also procured from

berries
Tempest, a violent wind
Terror, great fear
Timber, wood for building
Toilet, a dressing table
Torrent, water which runs swiftly
Tyrant, a cruel ruler

Tingle, a sharp quick pain
Totter, to shake as if ready to fall
Trample, to tread upon
Terrify, to shock with fear
Torrid, very hot
Tutor, one who teaches
Tower, a very high building
Treasure, goods laid up
Theatre, a play house
Tawny, yellow, like tanned leather
Tempt, to lead to evil, by the promise of some pleasure
Tinsel, that which shines, but is of little worth
Tomb, a house in the ground for the dead
Twilight, between sunset and dark

Unit, one, the least number
Unity, love, agreement
Unpolite, ill behaved, not civil
Untold, that which is not numbered
Urbane, pleasing and well behaved

Voice, sound from the mouth
Vigil, watching and praying through the night
Viper, a poisonous serpent
Vacant, empty, not busy
Vagabond, one who wanders about without

any

home Vale, a wide open ground between two hills Vary, to change Vase, a vessel for show Vast, very great Verdure, green color Venom, poison Vermin, any hurtful animal Vernal, belonging to the spring season Vigilant, watchful, attentive Vocal, relating to the voice Volatile, passing through the air Volcano, a burning mountain

Whimper, to cry low
Weather, state of the air
Winter, the cold season
Warm, heated but little
Waft, to float, to sail
Welcome, received with gladness

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Yam, a root that is useful for food

Zenith, the point in the sky over our heads
Zephyr, a soft wind
Zigzag, turning this way and that way

WORDS CONTRASTED.

In this exercise one word is given out by the teacher, and the contrast supplied by the children. This process tends to strengthen the power of recollection, and it is also a very amusing method of teaching definitions.

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Condemn Broad Narrow Boy Girl Blunt Sharp Blind See Breadth Length Break Mend Black White Bind

Loose Bold Modest Braid Unbraid Beginning End Buy Sell Crooked Straight City

Country Cellar Garret Clean Dirty

Cry
Claim
Clothed
Dry
Dead
Dark
Debt
Dear
Dawn
Dress
Early
East
Earth
Fair
Few
Fat
Fluid
Freeze

Laugh
Disclaim
Naked
Wet
Alive
Light
Credit
Cheap
Dusk
Undress
Late
West
Sky
Foul
Many
Lean
Solid
Thaw

Fetch
Fear
Far
Feast
First
Good
Great
Giant
Give
Going
Height
Heaven
Head
Home
Health
Hill
Hot
High
Hit
Hard
Hide
Here
Help
In
Industry
Just
Kind

Send
Dare
Near
Fast
Last
Bad
Small
Dwarf
Take
Coming
Depth
Hell
Foot
Abroad
Sickness
Valley
Cold
Low
Miss
Soft
Find
There
Hinder
Out
Idleness
Unjust
Cruel
Lose
Queen
Short
Lass
Death
Water
Dark
Drive
Dislike
Hate
Die
Proud
Congeal
Rest

Miss Master
Morning Evening
Mountain Valley
Man Woman
Male Female
Many

Few
Mock Revere
Matter Spirit
Night Day
Noon Midnight
North South
Noble Mean
Naked Clothed
Open Shut
On

Off
Peace

War
Pain Ease
Pleasant Unpleasant
Pack Unpack
Pleased

Displeased
Palace Cottage
Pretty

Ugly
Pull Push
Pure Impure
Pale Rosy
Quick Slow
Quit

Hold
Right Wrong
Rare Common
Ripe

Unripe
Right Left
Rest Labor
Rich Poor
Rise Fall
Raise Lower
Strong Weak
Sleep

Wake
Stop Go
Summer Winter
Spring Autumn
Sober

Drunken

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Keep King

Long Lad Life Land Light Lead Like Love Live Meek Melt Motion

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