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The Scroll Marked 6:

Today I will be master of my emotions.

recede

to go back down; to move further away into the distance

  • They can't go home until the flood waters recede.

wane

to weaken in strength or influence

  • The waning moon grew thinner every night.

reap

to cut and collect a grain crop

  • The peasants reaped the wheat in the fall.

melancholy

feeling or expressing sadness

  • Nora is in a very melancholy mood.

wither

to become weak, dry, and smaller

  • My plant withered because I forgot to water it.

despondent

unhappy and discouraged because you feel you are in a situation that is unlikely to improve

  • She grew increasingly despondent when her paintings failed to sell.

flourish

to grow or develop successfully

  • My tomatoes are flourishing this summer—it must be the warm weather.

pessimist

a person who expects the situation to get worse

  • Don't be such a pessimist!

 

granary

a large building for storing grain

  • They had millions of bushels of wheat left over, and they stored it in their granaries.

relinquish

to give up something up; to let someone else take something that is yours

  • My dog refused to relinquish her toy.