pasture

land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals

pedestrian

a person walking along a road or in a developed area

petrify

make (someone) so frightened that they are unable to move or think

portable

able to be easily carried or moved

prefix

a word, letter, or number placed before another

preserve

maintain (something) in its original or existing state

primary

of chief importance; principal

protagonist

the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text

provide

make available for use; supply

purchase

acquire (something) by paying for it; buy

reassure

ay or do something to remove the doubts and fears of someone

recently

not long ago

reference

the action of mentioning something

reign

be the best or most important in a particular area or domain

reliable

consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted

require

need for a particular purpose

resemble

have qualities or features, especially those of appearance, in common with (someone or something); look or seem like

retain

continue to have (something); keep possession of

retire

withdraw to or from a particular place

revert

return to (a previous state, practice, topic, etc.)

review

examine (something) formally

revolt

rise up against as in a rebellion

route

send or direct along a specified course

saunter

walk in a slow, relaxed manner, without hurry or effort

scarce

occurring in small numbers or quantities; rare

seldom

not often; rarely

senseless

(especially of violent or wasteful action) without meaning or purpose

sever

put an end to (a connection or relationship); break off

slither

move smoothly over a surface with a twisting motion

sluggish

slow-moving or inactive

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