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blancmange
a sweet, white pudding made with milk and cornstarch and flavored with vanilla.
own up
take responsibility for
prefects
the persons in charge at school
reformitory
reform school; school for punishment
ranting
to speak extravagantly or violently; talk in a wild way; rave
maniac
a crazy or overly excited person
riveted
to hold (the eye, attention, etc.) firmly.
vast
1.of very great area or extent; immense: the vast reaches of outer space.
2.of very great size or proportions;
teetered
to move unsteadily.
tomb
a monument for housing or commemorating a dead person.
serenity
the state or quality of being calm, or tranquil;
compelled
to force, especially to do something
vouch
to support as being true, certain, reliable, etc
delinquent
a person who practices wrongful, illegal, or antisocial behavior.
carbuncle
something like a boil, but worse
maggot
a soft-bodied, legless larva (worm) of certain flies.
brute
1.a nonhuman creature; beast.
2.a brutal, insensitive, or crude person.
smoldering
to display repressed feelings, like anger: to smolder with rage.
malicious
full of, characterized by, or showing evil; spiteful
flypaper
paper designed to destroy flies by catching them on its sticky surface
clotted
1. a mass or lump.
2.a semisolid mass, as of coagulated blood.