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horizon
line where the earth and sky seem to meet
astonishment
great surprise; sudden wonder
procession
something that moves forward; persons marching or riding
pinnacle
a high peak or point of rock
plummet
plunge; drop
smithereens
small pieces; bits
hoist
raise on high; lift up
ticker tape
a paper on which a ticker prints stock-market reports or news
stupor
a dazed condition; loss of the power to feel
melancholy
low spirits; sadness
simplicity
freedom from difficulty
sinister
showing ill will; threatening
proposal
what is proposed; plan, scheme, or suggestion
wretched
very unfortunate or unhappy
steeplejack
person who climbs steeples, tall chimneys to make repairs
eccentricity
something out of the ordinary
deluge
a great flood
grope
feel about with the hands
encase
put into a case; cover completely