Interactive vocabulary exercise from “A Jewel in the Palace” Eps. 40-41

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   abandoned      abandoning      accuse      beloved      blockade      confirmed      credit      deliberate      demotes      disappearance      dismissing      food poisoning      humiliates      inedible      infected      panic      profusely      promotion      rescues      responsibilities      reward      run out      stir      suspect   
Episode 40: The quarantine

Min Jung Ho leaves his and breaks through the to get to Jang Geum.

The villagers think that the government has them, and they turn their anger towards Jang Geum and Min Jung Ho.

When the medicines , the villagers allow Min Jung Ho to leave to get some from another village. But they threaten to kill Jang Geum if Min Jung Ho doesn’t return the next day.

In the Palace, Minister Oh and the Head Royal Physician Min Jung Ho and Jang Geum of their responsibilities and running away. On the other hand, Yeul-yee asks Keum Young for her in getting rid of Jang Geum.

When the villagers that Jang Geum has become with the plague, they lock her up in a storage shed. But then, fires start all over the village, sending the villagers into .

Min Jung Ho Jang Geum from the fire. He has returned to the village not only with medicine but also with Jang Duk.

Episode 41: Yeun Seng

Jang Geum and Min Jung Ho find out that what has been causing the people’s sicknesses is not a plague but . They rush back to the Palace, but their for 15 days causes a among court officials and the Royal Pharmacy. Their finding is , however, when Lady Choi gets sick after she eats an vegetable.

Jang Geum goes to Lady Choi’s quarters to treat her, but Keum Young orders her to get out.

Minister Oh claims all the for finding out that it was food poisoning and not a plague. He misleads the King into Min Jung Ho from his government post.

Yeul-yee sticks to her lies, and the Head Royal Physician Jang Geum to the civilian office.

Yeun-seng becomes pregnant, and Yeul-yee is assigned to look after her.

After being appointed as “Suk-won” (4th rank below the Queen), Yeun-seng Keum Young (and later, Lady Choi) for all the hurts they caused her Lady Jung. She asks Keum Young to prepare one table after another, saying that her food is .

After Yeun Seng’s , the kitchen maids apologize to her. Lady Min scolds them using Lady Han’s words in Episode 24.

Jang Geum finds out about Yul-yee’s mis-diagnosis of Yeun Seng’s condition. She reports it to Dr. Shin.

Dr. Shin questions Yul-yee for her mis-diagnosis, while Jang Geum warns Lady Min and Chang Yee about Lady Choi’s plans against Yeun Seng.