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reassurance
state with confidence to (again)
penetrated
to pierce or pass into or through
subsided
to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate
irascible
1.easily provoked to anger; very irritable
2.characterized or produced by anger
haunches
1.the hip.
2.the fleshy part of the body about the hip.
3.a hindquarter of an animal.
conspicuous
1.easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable
2.attracting special attention, as by outstanding qualities or eccentricities:
soberer
subdued in tone, as color;not bright or showy
deference
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, of another
2.respectful or courteous regard
ingratiating
1.charming; agreeable; pleasing.
2.deliberately meant to gain favor
chagrin
a feeling of annoyance, marked by disappointment or humiliation.
apathy
lack of interest in or concern for things that others find moving or exciting.
dour
1.sullen; gloomy: The captain's dour look depressed us all.
2.severe; stern
alleviate
to make easier to endure; lessen; mitigate
timorously
1.full of fear; fearful
2.subject to fear; timid.
3.characterized by or indicating fear
secured
free from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe.
2.dependable; firm; not liable to fail, yield, become displaced, etc., as a support or a fastening
idly
1.not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing
2.not spent or filled with activity
3.not in use or operation; not kept busy
4.habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; lazy.
5.of no real worth, importance, or significance
erected
1.upright in position or posture
2.raised or directed upward:
babble
to utter sounds or words imperfectly, indistinctly, or without meaning.
2.to talk idly, irrationally, excessively, or foolishly; chatter or prattle.
elaborate
marked by intricate and often excessive detail; complicated
jollity
jolly or merry mood, condition, or activity; mirth
amiably
friendly; sociable
soprano
the highest singing voice in women and boys.
amid
in the middle of; surrounded by; among
caresses
gestures expressing affection
harken
archaic - to listen to
obliging
willing or eager to do favors, offer one's services, etc.; accommodating
disarray
to put out of array or order