The Woman Who Outshone the Sun
by
Alejandro Cruz Martinez

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Word List:
* astonished *

* refuge *

elders

* dignity *

* mercy *

mesquite

* despair *

compassion

serpent

drought

glorious

excitement

Vocabulary:
astonished: surprised greatly.
refuge: shelter from danger.
dignity: stateliness and nobility of manner.
mercy: compassion shown to an offender or enemy.
despair: lose hope.

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