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crooning
to sing or hum in a soft, soothing voice:
delirium
a more or less temporary disorder of the mental faculties, as in fevers, disturbances of consciousness, or intoxication, characterized by restlessness, excitement, delusions, hallucinations, etc.
liberally
generously
poultice
1.
a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc., applied hot as a medicament to the body.
pernicious
1.causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful: pernicious teachings; a pernicious lie.
2.deadly; fatal:
gratify
to satisfy; indulge; humor, as one's desires or appetites.
receded
1.
to go or move away; retreat; go to or toward a more distant point; withdraw.
2.to become more distant.
provoking; provoke
1.
to anger, enrage, exasperate, or vex.
2.
to stir up, arouse, or call forth (feelings, desires, or activity): The mishap provoked a hearty laugh.3.to incite or stimulate (a person, animal, etc.) to action.
fosterling
a foster child;
dour
1.
sullen; gloomy: The captain's dour look depressed us all.
2.severe; stern:
passivity; passive
1.
not reacting visibly to something that might be expected to produce manifestations of an emotion or feeling.
2.not participating readily or actively; inactive:
seepage
leakage
escarpments
Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock, or the like, commonly formed by faulting or fracturing of the earth's crust.
systematic
given to or using a system or method; methodical:
daunted
to overcome with fear; intimidate; to lessen the courage of
handspan
the width of a human hand, measured from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger
unanimous
characterized by or showing complete agreement: a unanimous vote.
plaint
a complaint; lament
obliterated
1.to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely.
2.to blot out or render undecipherable (writing, marks, etc.); efface.
appalled
to fill or overcome with horror, consternation, or fear; dismay:
arduously
1.
requiring great exertion; laborious; difficult: an arduous undertaking.
2.requiring or using much energy and vigor; strenuous:
favoring; to favor
to prefer; treat with partiality:
unaccustomed
1.not accustomed or habituated: to be unaccustomed to hardships.
2.unusual; unfamiliar:
protuberance
something that sticks out; swells
exertion
vigorous action or effort:
dwindled
to become smaller and smaller; shrink; waste away:
succulent
full of juice; juicy.
2.rich in desirable qualities.
seine
a fishing net that hangs vertically in the water, having floats at the upper edge and sinkers at the lower.
adjacent
lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring:
pocked
marked with a blister-like swelling or with pits left by them; pitted.
sombre
gloomily dark; shadowy; dimly lighted:
blotting
a spot or stain, especially of ink on paper.