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stoicism
repression of emotion and indifference to pleasure or pain.
inalienable
not transferable to another or capable of being taken away
silhouetted
the outline or general shape of something
primly
formally precise or proper, as persons or behavior; stiffly neat.
authoritatively
having an air of authority; accustomed to exercising authority;the power to make decisions
forage
the act of searching for provisions of any kind.
cadence
rhythmic flow of a sequence of sounds or words
pique
to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, especially by some wound to pride:
ministrations
the act of applying care, aid
contrive
to plan with ingenuity; devise; invent:
baleful
full of menacing or malign influences; pernicious.
admonitory
1.to caution, advise, or counsel against something.
2. scolding
aghast
struck with overwhelming shock or amazement; filled with sudden fright or horror:
snippet
a small bit, scrap, or fragment
insatiable
never satisfied
roused
to bring out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity
immobile
1.
incapable of moving or being moved.
2. not moving; motionless.
daintily
of delicate discrimination or taste; particular; fastidious
tuber
a fleshy, usually oblong or rounded thickening or outgrowth, as the potato
primly
formally precise or proper, as persons or behavior; stiffly neat.
exasperated
to irritate or provoke to a high degree; annoy extremely
tidbit
a delicate bit or morsel of food.
officiousness
objectionably aggressive in offering one's unrequested and unwanted help, or advice; meddlesome
unsheathed
to draw from a sheath, as a sword, knife, or the like
gratified
to give pleasure to (a person or persons) by satisfying desires or humoring inclinations or feelings
perversely
willfully determined to go counter to what is expected or desired; contrary.