Grades 3-5 (WVI 2)
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anchor a heavy object that is dropped from a boat or ship by a cable to keep the vessel from moving.
baffle to confuse; puzzle.
belief a strong opinion.
beloved cherished and adored.
command an instruction meant to be obeyed; order.
contractor a person who signs an agreement to carry out a particular job at a certain price and also to supply necessary things for the job. A contractor often hires, supervises, and pays other people to help or to do the work. A person in charge of building or repairing a house is often a contractor.
employee someone who works for a person or business in return for pay.
glide to move smoothly and without effort.
mature fully grown.
pulley a simple machine that makes lifting something easier. A pulley has a wheel or set of wheels with grooves that a rope or chain can be pulled over.
rare1 not often found or seen; not common.
raspy rough and grating; harsh.
theatrical of or relating to dramatic performance or the theater.
trait a characteristic or quality that makes a person or animal different from others.
tramp to walk with heavy steps.