The Friendly Mongoose|| Word meanings|| CBSE CLASS VI ENGLISH|| A PACT WITH THE SUN

      1.       Pet-
a domestic or tamed animal kept for companionship or pleasure.
      2.       Companion-
a person or animal with whom one spends a lot of time or with whom one travels.
     3.       Tiny-
very small.
      4.       Mongoose-
a small carnivorous mammal with a long body and tail and a grizzled or banded coat, native to Africa and Asia.
      5.       Cradle-
a baby’s bed or cot, typically one mounted on rockers.
      6.       Alternately-
with two things continually following and succeeded by each other; one after the other
      7.       Rocked-
move gently to and fro or from side to side to make the baby sleep.
        8 .       Frankly-
in an open, honest, and direct manner.
       9.       Afraid-
feeling fear or anxiety
      10.   ran
into-meeting suddenly
      11.   groceries-
a grocer’s shop or business.
      12.   customary-
according to the customs or usual practices
     13.   screamed-
give a long, loud, piercing cry or cries expressing extreme emotion or pain.
      14.   Paws-
an animal’s foot having claws and pads
      15.   smeared-
coat or mark (something) messily or carelessly with a greasy or sticky
      16.   wicked-
evil or morally wrong
      17.   hysterically-
with wildly uncontrolled emotion
      18.   fast
asleep- sleeping deeply
      19.   torn-
pull (something) apart or to pieces with force.
      20.   unaware-
having no knowledge of a situation or fact
      21.   sobbing-
cry noisily, making loud, convulsive gasps.
      22.   hastily-
with excessive speed or urgency; hurriedly.
      23.   rashly-
without careful consideration of the possible consequences
      24.   stared-
look fixedly or vacantly at someone or something with one’s eyes wide open
     25.   Wiping-
clean or dry (something) by rubbing with a cloth, a piece of paper, or one’s hand.
       26.   Feed-
give food to.