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Unkempt
Deficient in order or neatness
Pervading
To become diffused throughout every part of
Fermenting
to be ina state of agitation or intense activity
flatiron
An iron for pressing clothes, especially one that is heated externally, as on a hearth or stove
lurk
to lie in wait in a place of concealment especially for an evil purpose
reminisced
to recollect and tell of past experiences or events
lithe
easily bent or flexed
buffoon
a gross and usually ill-educated or stupid person
acolyte
one who assists the clergyman in a liturgical service by performing minor duties
pompous
characterized by excessive self-esteem or exaggerated dignity; pretentious
irridescent
producing a display of lustrous, rainbowlike colors
drudge
a person who does tedious, menial, or unpleasant work
shrew
an ill-tempered scolding woman
atrocities
appalling or atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
litany
a prayer consisting of a series of invocation and supplications by the leader with alternate responses by the congregation
uproariously
loud and full; boisterous
fluttery
to move and quick wavering flapping motions
eccentricities
deviation from an established pattern or norm
provocative
tending to provoke or stimulate
stupefy
to make stupid, groggy, or insensible
flippancy
unbecoming levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters
impugn
to assail by words or arguments
incredulous
unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true
singed
to burn superficially or lightly
obscene
disgusting to the senses
lethargy
abnormal drowsiness
dissipated
to break up and drive off
infanticide
the killing of an infant
potency
the ability or capacity to achieve or bring about a particular result
courtesan
a prostitute with a wealthy, or upper-class clientele