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Fallowness
characterized by inactivity
Retinue
the retainers or attendants accompanying a high-ranking person
Fortuitous
happening by a fortunate accident or chance
Rakishly
in a dashingly or sportingly stylish manner; jauntiness
Cleft
a crack, crevice, or split
Precipitated
to cause to happen, especially suddenly or prematurely
Ingenuous
lacking in cunning, guile, or worldliness
Indulges
to yield to the desires and whims of, especially to an excessive degree
Perturbation
the state of being greatly disturbed, uneasy, or anxious
Sinuous
characterized by many curves or turns, by supple and lithe movements
Trellises
structure of open latticework
Forays
a sudden raid or military advance
Mundane
relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces, ordinary
Petulance
an irritable or ill-tempered feeling
Cadence
balanced, rhythmic flow, as of poetry or oratory
Poignant
agreeably intense or stimulating; sharp or sour to the taste or touch
Aspirations
expulsion of breath in speech; a strong desire for high achievement
Sullied
to mar the cleanliness or luster of; to defile
Spasmodically
given with sudden outbursts of energy or feeling
Pugilistic
skilled in fighting with fists; boxing
Plaintive
expressing sorrow, mournful or melancholy
Privy
secret, concealed
Feigned
to imitate so as to deceive
Preyed
to plunder or pillage; to victimize or make a profit at someone else’s expense
Epigram
a short, witty poem expressing a single thought or observation
Wistfully
with wishful yearning; pensively sad, melancholy
Bantering
good-humored, playful conversation
Unobtrusively
not undesirably noticeable or blatant, inconspicuous
Swank
imposingly fashionable or elegant; grand
Supercilious
feeling or showing haughty disdain