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victuals
food
commence
begin
dismal
gloom or depression
ransom
free from captivity for a price
lath
building material
enchantment
magic; sorcery
raspy
grating; harsh
temperance
moderation; sobriety
stanchion
post of timber or iron for support
wadding
material for stopping charge in a gun
hail
to call to
brash
uninhibited, tactless, impudent
loll
to relax
abolitionist
person against slavery
quicksilver
mercury
speculate
make a risky financial transaction
abreast
side by side
solemn
having a respectful calm
mournful
sad
rummage
search
derrick
a crane
berth
a place to sleep
stave
put-off; delay
petrify
turn to stone
bygones
past happenings
lament
grieve
pensive
thoughtful
disposition
inclination
feud
a hereditary quarrel
ransacked
searched thoroughly but hurriedly
cavorting
extravagant behavior
mesmerism
hypnotism
phrenology
examining a person's skull to tell their future
encores
calls for repeat performances
soliloquy
dramatic monologue
sublime
excellent, having a sense of grandeur
yawl
small boat
sanctified
holy
pious
religious; reverent
afflicted
infirmed; handicapped
obsequies
funeral rites; solemnities
frock
a woman's dress
pallet
a temporary bed
shroud
a cloth used to wrap a body for burial
stealthy
having the ability to move in secret
fagged
exhausted
collar
hold onto
warbling
singing
candid
characterized by sincerity of expression