Feb 18, 2022
The Lion and The Mouse
TIMID - showing a lack of courage or confidence; easily frightened "The child was too timid to ask for what she wanted."
UNEXPECTEDLY - in a way that was regarded as unlikely to happen; not anticipated "He asked her on a date unexpectedly."
FRIGHT - a sudden intense feeling of fear "I jumped up in fright."
HASTE - excessive speed or urgency of movement or action; hurry "She finished the work in a haste."
ROUSE - bring out of sleep; awaken "The woman was roused from her sleep by her crying child."
REPAY - pay back a loan or debt; do or give something to return a favor or kindness "They have to work hard to repay their debt."
GENEROUS - showing a readiness to give more of something than is necessary or expected "He was a generous man for giving us plenty of food."
STALK - to go through an area in search of a prey; to follow or watch someone or something over a period of time "The lion was stalking a rabbit in the forest."
TANGLE - twist together into a confused mess; bring together in an untidy manner "The ropes got tangled up."
STRUGGLE - make forceful or violent efforts to get free of restraint or constriction "He struggled to break free from prison."
GNAW - bite at or nibble something persistently; cause persistent and wearing distress or anxiety "The mouse gnawed at the ropes to split it apart."
ANGRILY - in a manner of resulting from rage or anger; stormily or threateningly "The customer shouted angrily at the salesman."
AMUSED - finding something funny or entertaining "He is much amused with the comedian."
PREY - an animal that is hunted and killed by another for food "The deer became the lion's prey."
KINDNESS - quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate "The girl thanks his brother for his kindness in helping with her homework."