the ransom of red chief
Updated: 1/21/2021
the ransom of red chief

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  • "The Ransom of Red Chief"by O. Henry
  • definition : the area near or surrounding a particular place
  • synonym : proximity
  • vicinity
  • definition : a company or employee of a company that transports commercial packages and documents
  • synonym : mailman
  • couriers
  • ____________
  • Giahan TrinhPeriod 8 Group 2
  • definition : a group of men who held and cultivated small landed estates
  • synonym : territorial army
  • yeomanry
  • "The student's parents were not in her vicinity."
  • definition : a keyboard instrument resembling an organ but with the notes produced by steam whistles, used chiefly on showboats and in traveling fairs.
  • synonym : none
  • calliope
  • "The couriers snuck into the house to deliver the secret package."
  • definintion : a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition toward a particular thing
  • proclivities
  • synonym : tendency
  • "The yeomanry stood outside of his house."
  • "The lady played the calliope for the festival."
  • "She didn't like his proclivities."