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floor' ing, boards used for floors. quạr' tered, quarter-sawed; sawed to gnärled, knotted, said of wood.

show the grain advantageously. grāin, the natural direction of the re' saw, to saw into lumber a timber cleavage of lumber.

which has already been squared. joist, a small beam.

saw' log, a log of suitable size for knots (nots), hard, gnarly spots in sawing into lumber. wood.

seănt' ling, a long, narrow strip of låth, a thin strip of wood; to cover lumber. with laths.

seāle, to measure, as, of timber. mătched, boards fitted together with serõll' saw, one adapted to sawing tongue and groove.

curved outlines. mõld' ing, a projection used for shin'gles, short, thin strips of wood, mõuld' ing, decoration.

used for the covering of a roof. plāned, smoothed.

sid' ing, the covering of the outside plān' er, a machine for smoothing wall of a frame house, boards.

slăb, outside strips sawed from a log. plănk, a broad piece of timber sawed ve nēered', overlaid or plated with a thicker than a board.

thin layer of wood or other material.

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"Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.”-- Pope. ăm' i eå ble, friendly; harmonious. děpth, deepness; penetration. äreh ān' ġel (ärk-), a chief angel. dis guīge', to mask; to conceal. åt tăek', to assail.

dis miss' al, discharge; permitting to brēez' y, airy; brisk; full of life. go. con sèe' u tive, succeeding.

ěn' vi ous, full of envy. eon se quěn' tial, conceited; impor- frăg' ile, weak; sickly, tant.

fûr' lough (-lo), a leave of absence. erös' tal lize, to form into crystals. hū' mõr oŭs, amusing; merry. de çěp' tion, act of deceiving; fraud. id i o sýn' erá sý, eccentricity.

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lịq' ui dāte, to discharge; to settle. 7' val, egg-shaped; roughly elliptilăs' cious (-shủs), delicious. '

cal. mēer' schąum, a white clay used for păl' mis try, fortune telling by exmaking tobacco pipes.

amining the palm of the hand. mil' i ta ry, pertaining to soldiers or pā' tri ot, one who loves his country

and guards its welfare. Når rå găn' sětt, a bay extending into pie tur ěsque' (-ěsk'), beautiful; Rhode Island.

scenic; like a picture.


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ăe çěl' er āte, to quicken.

in jeet' õr, a contrivance for forcing bûr' nish er, an instrument for giving feed water into a steam boiler. polish by heat.

lāthe, a machine for turning or shapcăl' ï pers, an instrument for measur- ing wood, metal or other material. ing diameters.

lē' vēr (or lěv'ēr), a bar used to exert çen trif' u ğal, tending to recede from a pressure or sustain a weight. a center.

lo co mõ' tive, a self-propelling steam ee çěn' trie, mechanical motion de- engine.

viating from the circular; a disk or loom, a machine for weaving cloth. wheel for operating valves.

mi crom' e ter, an instrument for e văp' o rā tor, an apparatus for con- making minute measurements.

densing juices or drying fruit. pin' ion, a cog-wheel with a small gēar' ing, engaging of parts of ma- number of teeth, or leaves.

chinery with each other, considered piv' öt, pin on which a thing turns. collectively.

pụl' ley, a wheel used with a rope or horse-pow' er, the unit of mechanical

cord for transmitting power. strength ; 33,000 lbs. raised one foot rătch' et, a bar or tooth working with in one minute.

a toothed wheel.


spin' dle, a name applied to pins used , ve loç' i ty, rapid motion; swift

for various mechanical purposes. swiv' el, a ring turning on a staple. wind' låss, a machine for hauling or thămb'-serew, a screw which may be hoisting heavy weights. tightened with the fingers.

wring' er, a machine with rollers tûr' bỉne, a kind of water-wheel. for forcing water out of fabrics, etc.



way of.

The two great factors in attaining success in any calling of life are: first, know your business; second, work. The greatest drawback to success is idleness. Nothing worth while is accomplished without work, and plenty of it. Things do not happen without a cause. ål bū' men, white of egg; nourishing gourd, a plant and its fruit. matter.

grăv' i ty, seriousness; force which åm a teyr' (-tựr'), one whose motive draws toward the center of the earth.

is love of art and not money; a in de făt' i så ble, untiring. novice.

knöll, a mound; a little bill. be siēģe', to lay siege to; to hem in. môr' ti fý, to humble; to putrefy. eál' en dar, a register of the year with ob' vì āte, to prevent; to clear the

its divisions; an almanac. ehrón' ie, habitual; inveterate; pro- o riġ' i nāte, to begin; to bring into longed.

existence. ehrõn' i ele, a register of events; to post' seript, a paragraph added at the record.

end of a letter. elèan' li ness, neatness of person or pros' o dy, versification; poetical dress.

forms. con trol', to govern; to restrain; au- pròx îm' i ty, immediate nearness; thority.

adjacency. ēar' nest, ardent; zealous.

rět ri bū' tion, reward and punishē qui nõe' tial, pertaining to the time ment. of equal days and nights.

těm' pēr ance,

moderation. ē' qui nox, time of year when days toi' let, attire, actor mode of dressing.

and nights are of equal length, usu- vi' o lāte, to abuse; to infringe; to ally March 21 and September 22. outrage.



infringement insolvency lease

negotiable nucleus

precedent stationery spectators


possession promissory docile

respondent pessimist
conspicuous maintain


permanence inference

inflammation conscientious testator

brick-kiln ghastly



clapboard sympathy
crystallize hickory

differences velocity.
meerschaum accelerate
Illustrate the use of the following words in sentences:

stationery query





åe' o nite, a poisonous drug.

ăp' o plěx y, a disease characterized al' co hõl, a volatile, inflammable, by a sudden loss of sense and mocolorless liquid.

tion. ål lõp' å thy, a system of medical à poth' e ca ry, one who prepares and practice.

deals in drugs. ăl' um, a soluble mineral with an acid åp pěn' di çi' tis, inflammation of the taste.

vermifcrm appendix. ăn aěs thět' ie, that which produces à rõ' mà, a spicy or other agreeable

insensibility, as chloroform, etc. odor. ån' o dýne, a medicine to assuage ăsth' mà, disease of the organs of pain.

respiration. ăn' tỉ dote, a remedy; anything that åt' om i zēr, an instrument for spraywill counteract.

ing. ăn tỉ tox' în, a substance capable of bo' rax, a mineral of an astringent nacounteracting diseases.



bro' mide, a compound used as a caus' tie, a burning application; sedative.

stinging. bron ehi' tis, a throat affection. ehlõ' ro fôrm, a powerful narcotic. eăm' phõr, a tough, white, aromatic con eŭs' sion, shock; agitation. resin.

con ġěs' tion, an unnatural collection eăn' çer, a kind of tumor.

of blood; a crowding together. eăp' sāle, a cover for acrid, disagreea- con tā' ġious, infectious; spreading: ble medicines.







Consult your dictionary for meaning of words. I will not assent' to such a perilous ascent.? Do not demur 3 because his countenance is demure.' He will hoard 5 very little money if he joins that horde.6 As I attempted to throw it I felt a throe 8 of pain. He is bolder than I am to sit on such a large boulder. '0 The monkey threw an apple through 12 the window. The marshal 13 told the spectators that martial 14 law had been declared. I'll 15 be compelled to report you if you persist in standing in the aisle.16 The huntsman tracked 17 the deer through the low tract 18 of land. There is a considerable difference between a draft 19, or bill of exchange, and

a draught 20 of ale. The bell was rung

so hard that the clapper was wrung ?? off. Every one sees 23 that it is right to seize 24 every pirate vessel found upon the


25 seas.

Distinguish in meaning between: fluid and liquid

ago and since capitol and capital

involuntary and spontaneous farther and further

ability and capacity



NOTE: The second word in each pair is opposite in meaning to that of the first.

měn' tal, intellectual.

růs' tle, quiver; a gentle stir. phỹs' ie al, material; corporeal. hắb' bůb, a tumult; uproar. õb' lo quy, censure; calumny; blame. ăb brē' vi āte, to shorten; to abridge. prāige, assent; commendation. åm' plí fý, to enlarge; to expand.

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