Glossary

Ambulance-a specially equipped motor vehicle, airplane, ship, etc., for carrying sick or injured people, usually to a hospital.

Emmy-any of several statuettes awarded annually by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for excellence in television programming, production, or performance.

Generation-the entire body of individuals born and living at about the same time

Grammy-one of a group of statuettes awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievement in various categories in the recording industry.

Lark-any of numerous, chiefly Old World oscine birds, of the family Alaudidae, characterized by an unusually long, straight hind claw, especially the skylark, Alauda arvensis.

Lutheran-a follower of Luther or an adherent of his doctrines; a member of the Lutheran Church.

Meter-poetic measure; arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses.

Nature-the material world, especially as surrounding humankind and existing independently of human activities.

Originated-to take its origin or rise; begin; start; arise.

Persuaded-to prevail on (a person) to do something, as by advising or urging.

Sonnet-a poem, properly expressive of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment, of 14 lines,usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes,being in the strict or Italian form divided into a major group of 8 lines (the octave) followed by a minor group of 6 lines (the sestet), and in a common English form into 3 quatrains followed by a couplet.

Syllable-one or more written letters or characters representing more or less exactly such an element of speech.

Riveted-a metal pin for passing through holes in two or more plates or pieces to hold them together, usually made with a head at one end, the other end being hammered into a head after insertion.

Walmart-an establishment where merchandise is sold, usually on a retail basis.

Wren-any of numerous small, active songbirds of the family Troglodytidae, especially Troglodytestroglodytes, of the Northern Hemisphere, having dark-brown plumage barred with black and a short,upright tail.