Rikki-Tikki-Tavi By Rudyard Kipling
cobra • A cobra has the ability to release venom when it strikes. • Any of several very poisonous snakes of Asia and Africa. When excited, a cobra flattens its neck so that its head seems to have a hood. Asia Africa
coiled • Mr. Eiler coiled up the extension cord that he was using when he was done working in his garage. • To wind around and around, forming a pile, a tube, or a curl.
lame • The lame raccoon limped across the field trying to find food. • Not able to walk properly; having a hurt leg or foot
plunged • The swimmer plunged into the water trying to make a massive splash. • To throw yourself into something suddenly
triumph • I consider it a triumph that I was able to remember my name today. • Victory or success after a great effort