1. answer- A reply or response.
2. company- A place where people
3. faraway- A long way from
4. parents- Mom and dad
5. persimmons- A kind of fruit.
6. picture- A photograph or
7. school- A place children go to
8. smudged- A smeared or messy
9. wash- To clean something.
10. envelope- A paper container
for a letter.
11. noticed- To become aware of
12. announced- To say something