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Derision
(n) an object of ridicule
Receptive
(adj) able or quick to receive knowledge, ideas, etc.
Scuttled
(v) to run with quick, hasty steps; scurry
Subdue
(v) to overpower by superior force; overcome
Raptly
(adj) deeply engrossed or absorbed
Subside
(v) to sink to a lower level
Reprehensible
(adj) deserving of censure; blameworthy
Bemused
(v) to bewilder, confuse, or puzzle
Welled
(v) to rise to the surface, ready to flow
Wryly
(adv) ironic or dry in humor
Accumulated
(v) to gather or collect
Aloof
(adv) distant or reserved in manner or social relation
Meager
(adj) defficient in quiality or quantity; lacking fullness or richness
Fawning
(v) to exhibit affection or attempt to please
Disarming
(adj) removing hostility, suspicion, as by being charming
Sullenly
(adj) showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve
Contemptuously
(adj) showing or expressing contempt, disdain; scourn
Averted
(v) to turn away for avoidance
Appraised
(v) to consider in a comprehensive way
Crestfallen
(adj) dejected, dispirited, depressed, discouraged