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persistant
in spite of opposition, obstacles, discouragement, etc., perservering
scowl
to draw down or contract the brows in a sullen, displeased, or angry manner
diversion
the act of diverting or turning aside as from a course or purpose.
resolute
firmly resolved or determined set in purpose or opinion
audible
of being heard loud enough to be heard, actuall heard.
murmur
a low, countinuous sound as of a brook, the wind, trees, flow, or indistinct voices
pinafore
a large apron worn by adults
morose
gloomly or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
suppress
to stop or arrest
forestall
prevent. to act beforehand with or get ahead of.
meticulous
extremely carefull about details
affectation
artificial behavior intended to impress others
semblance
outward appearence a likeness, image, or copy
centrifugal
tending to move away from the center
celestial
of the sky
defray
pay the money for the cost.
manifold
many and varied
dissolute
unrestrained or lacking restraint
convulsed
suffered from a violent involuntary spasm
imperturbably
unexitedly: calmly
reverie
lost in thought; daydreaming
tangible
having form and substance; that can be touched or felt by touch
walleyed
having eyes that turn outward.
damask
a fine fabric of sild or linen with a woven design.
incantation
magic words used to cast a spell
taciturn
not likely to talk; quiet
stolid
showing little or no emotion
crockery
earthenware dishes, pots, and so on
cataract
large waterfall
taunted
jeered at
prodigy
a child of extraordinary genius
glockenspiels
musical instruments, like xylophones, that are carried upright and often used in marching bands.
periscope
an instrument containing mirrors and lenses to see objects not in a direct line from the viewer
stifled
muffled; suppressed
luminous
glowing in the dark; giving off light
scutting
running or moving quickly.
lee
sheltered place
spume
foam, froth
swamped
sank by filling with water
tousled
rumpled; mussed
impenetrable
not able to be passed through