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1

secured, hooked

latched

2

bound at one end with lose threads

tasseled

3

fastened

riveted

4

to separate grain from chaff

thresh

5

hard outer covering of grain

chaff

6

sticks; small branches

switches

7

stress; pressure

scour

8

shook violently

quaked

9

roughly grooved or cut

gouged

10

in a calming manner

soothingly

11

ruin

spoiled

12

struggling helplessly

floundered

13

fell forcefully

plunged

14

to calculate with numbers

figure

15

a person who is selfish with their money

skinflint

16

stuttered

stammered

17

held tightly

clutched

18

has a right to

entitled

19

thankful

obliqued

20

opportunity

opening

21

one who works in return for instruction

apprentice

22

sharp

keep

23

serving

catering

24

submitting; yeilding

truckling