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beacon
a light or object that guides and warns; a lighthouse; anything that guides
berserk
violently enraged
celestial
havinmg to do with the sky or heavens; heavenly; yielding great bliss or happiness
chasten
to punish; to restrain; moderate
confiscate
to seize by authority; to take and keep
data
information facts figures, statisctics
detract
to take away from; reduce in value or reputation
encounter
a meeting; a meeting of enemies
to meet or come apon
epic
a long narrative poem about the deeds of heros an event or movement of great sweep
vast titanic
pantomime
a play or story preformed without words by actors only using guestures
pessimist
one who believes or expects the worst, a prophet of doom
precaution
care taken beforehand; a step or action taken to prevent something from happening
prosecute
to bring before a court for trial; to carry out
puncture
a small whole made by a sharp object;to peirce
retaliate
to get revenge; to strike back
sham
fake, not genuine
something false pretending to be real
a pretendrer; a decorate pillow covering
uncouth
unrefined, rude awkward clumsy
underscore
to draw a line under; to put emphisis on something
a line drawn under something
wholesome
healthy; morally good; helping to bring about and preserve health
wistful
full of yearning or longing, sad , pensive