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outrageous
passing reasonable bounds; shocking
riding-crop
a short riding whip
exceedingly
to an unusual degree; very; extremely:
apprehension
suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil.
rapier
a small sword
denizen
an inhabitant; resident.
genuine
authentic, real
suppurating
oozing, as in a wound
fleck
a small bit
froth
a bunch of bubbles,
serpent
snake
shrivelled
to wither; make or become helpless or useless.
forbade
to command (a person) not to do something
beforehand
ahead of time
unpredictable
not predictable; not to be foreseen or foretold
enormous
huge, colossal, gigantic, mammoth, prodigious, stupendous
diameter
a straight line passing from side to side of a circle, through its center.
cautious
a warning against danger or evil; care; anything serving as a warning:
implacable
not to be appeased, or pacified;
disapprove
to think (something) wrong; censure or condemn in opinion.
impolite
not polite; discourteous; rude
crafty
sly
tensely
in a state of mental or nervous strain
castor-oil
a colorless viscid liquid, bad tasting, usually obtained from the castor bean
arsenic
poison
booby-trapped
set to explode
gingerly
with great care or caution; warily.
vast
of very great size or proportions; huge; enormous:
levered
balanced
enormous
huge
hesitating
stopping
stride
to walk with long steps, as with vigor, haste, impatience, or arrogance.
belch
to eject gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth; eruct.
flagging
offering up the whiteflag; giving up the fight
impending
about to happen
wretched (boy)
very unfortunate
surrender
give up
triumphant
having achieved victory or success; successful.
conscious
aware of one's own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc.
intently
having the attention sharply focused or fixed on something
thoroughly
complete; perfect: thorough enjoyment.
dogged
stubborn
perseverance
steady persistence in a purpose, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.
tremendous
extraordinarily great in size, amount, or intensity: tremendous talent.
replete
stuffed with food and drink.
comatose; coma
lacking alertness or energy; a coma is state of prolonged unconsciousness, unable to react