Rise means ‘to go from a lower to a higher position.’
Gather means ‘to bring or come together in one place.’
Wild means ‘living in a state of nature’ or ‘not cultivated.’
A meal is food served and eaten at one time.
A loan is money given to someone temporarily. They need to pay interest (=an extra percentage of money) for its use.
Since means ‘from a past time to the present time.’
To wonder means ‘to be curious about’ or ‘to ask oneself about.’
Shame is the painful feeling of having done something wrong.
Although means ‘in spite of the fact’ and is used to contrast two things.
Someone who has a lot of money or expensive possessions is rich.