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brandished
to shake or wave, as a weapon; flourish
sandscouring; scour
to remove dirt, grease, etc., from or to cleanse or polish by hard rubbing,
quavering
to shake tremulously; quiver or tremble
acid tone
to speak injuriously
dismay
to break down the courage of; 2. to surprise in such a manner as to disillusion:
3.to alarm; perturb: The new law dismayed some of the more conservative politicians.
tacitly
understood without being openly expressed; implied
querulous
full of complaints; complaining.
urgency; urgent
compelling or requiring immediate action or attention; imperative; pressing: an urgent matter.
displaced
lacking a home, country, etc.
2.moved or put out of the usual or proper place.
monologue
a prolonged talk or discourse by a single speaker, especially one dominating or monopolizing a conversation.
glimpse
1.a very brief, passing look, sight, or view.
2.a momentary or slight appearance.
3.a vague idea; inkling.
interminable
1.incapable of being terminated; unending: an interminable job.
2.monotonously or annoyingly protracted or continued; unceasing; incessant: I can't stand that interminable clatter.
3.having no limits:
exertions
vigorous action or effort: physical and mental exertion.
2.an effort:
affected
acted like
temperament
1.the combination of mental, physical, and emotional traits of a person; natural predisposition.
2.unusual personal attitude or nature as manifested by peculiarities of feeling, temper, action, etc.,
aghast
struck with overwhelming shock or amazement;
sombre
1.gloomily dark; shadowy; dimly lighted: a somber passageway.
2.dark and dull, as color, or as things in respect to color: a somber dress.
3.
gloomy, depressing, or dismal: a somber mood.
4.extremely serious;
exhortation
an utterance, discourse, or address conveying urgent advice or recommendations.
puncuated
1.to mark or divide (something written) with punctuation marks in order to make the meaning clear.
2.
to interrupt at intervals: Cheers punctuated the mayor's speech.
3.to give emphasis or force to; emphasize; underline.
berate
to scold; rebuke: He berated them in public.
sequester
1.
to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement; seclude.
2.to remove or separate.
roused
1.to bring out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, fancied security, apathy, depression, etc.: He was roused to action by courageous words.
2.to stir or incite to strong indignation or anger.
consolation; console
to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort:
insignificant
1.unimportant, trifling, or petty; 2.
too small to be important: an insignificant sum.
3.of no consequence, influence, or distinction
deftly
dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever
laved
to wash; bathe.