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helter-skelter
mass confusion, haphazardly
askance
disapproval, suspicion, distrust
emaciated
become extremely thin, due to starvation, gaunt
lorry
carry many loads, a truck
queue
line
melancholy
dejection
laconically
terse, concise, short
levies
troops drafted into military service
pensive
melancholy thoughtfulness
quixotic
impractical
gait
how a hourse moves it's feat, pace
rent
tear in cloth, rip
Dixie
kettle
inapprehensible
inconceivable, unfathomable
billet
barracks, lodge, quarters
insatiable
impossible to satisfy
irresolutely
undecided, indecisive, uncertainly
gendarmes
police officer (French slang)
disconcerted
unset, flustered, frustrated
sufficed
satisfied
pretence
act of pretending, deception
tommy
British soldier
ostracized
excluded by common descent
deloused
rid of something (lice)
coveted
desire through jealously, envy
precipitously
quickly, abruptly
pettifogging
having little or no importance
sluices
flood gates (channels)
avert
turn away, ward off, avoid
apathetic
indifferent, unresponsive, lack of emotion
martinet
strict
obliquely
indirectly
placate
appease with concessions
apparitions
a specter, appearance, ghost
repulsed
drive back, repel, rebuffed
quarrying
raw materials, stone
attributes
qualities, characteristics
voracity
exvessive eagerness, intensity, fearce
saveloy
highly seasoned smoked pork sausage
extenuation
partial excuse, justification
banal
common, trite
dollop
lump, portion, or amount
acrid
bad taste or smell
parapet
embankment to protect soldiers
revile
use abusive language
aberration
deviation from normal state
fatigue
manual work performed by soldier
fastidious
demanding, overly difficult to please
idyll
simple, tranquil scene or event, restful, peace time
perambulators
baby carriage
patronize
to condescend to, treat condescending