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belligerent
inclined to or exhibiting hostility: to wage war
ceremonious
according to formal use or proscribed procedures: ceremony
chasm
a marked difference, division or seperation: yawn
corroborated
to support with evidence or authority, to make more certain: strength
cunning
crafty in the use of special resources: skillfully deceitful
denigrate
to attack the reputation of: completely black
disenchanted
disapoint, dissatisfied, to free from allusion: to enchant
earnest
characterized by or proceeding from an intense state of mind: passion
evocations
the act of summoning: evoke
furlough
to lay off from work, a leave of absence: permission
indigo
a deep reddish blue
insular
isolated: isolated
loitering
dawdle, delay: to be loose
malice
a desire to cause pain, injury or distress to another: bad
menace
a show or intention to enflict harm, threat: threaten
parody
a feeble or ridiculous imitation: along with
peddling
to sell or offer a sale from place to place: peddler
quicksilver
unpredictable: living silver
sardonic
disdainfully or skeptically humorous: of bitter or scornful laughter
sober
marked by sedate or gravely, calm serious: grave, serious, solemn
sullen
gloomily or resentfully repressed or silent: unique, singular
vindictively
disposed to seek revenge: revenge
bedeck
to cover with ornament, to adorn: garland
billowed
to surge, swell, undulate, or roll with wavy motion: belly
blighted
blasted, to cause to deteriorate
borne
produced, yielded: to carry
caul
the inner fetal membrane of higher vertebrates especially when covering the head at birth: head covering
careen
to sway from side to side: nut
doggedness
marked by stubborn determination, obstinate, persistence: obstinate
evanesce
to dissipate live vapor, to fade, to vanish: vanish
frond
a large leaf usually with many divisions (palm or fern)
ibis
any of various wading birds
idle
lacking worth or basis, not in use or oposition: worthless
infallibility
incapable of error
imminent
ready to take place, hanging threatingly over ones head
invalid
being without foundation or force in fact, truth or law, weak, sickly, suffering: weak
iridescent
having or exhibiting a lustrous or attractive quality or effect: rainbow
loll
to hang loosely or laxly: lollin
mar
to detract from the perfection or wholeness of: to obstruct
prodding
to urge someone on: stir
precariously
unstable: prayer
solder
to unite: to make solid
untenanted
empty or void, not occupied: to hold
vermilion
a vivid reddish orange: little worm
vortex
something that resmbles a whirlpool, something that pulls stuff together