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interval
1.a period of time: an interval of 50 years.
2.a period of temporary pause: intervals between the volleys of gunfire.
3.a space between things, points, limits, etc.: an interval of ten feet between posts.
possess
1.to have as property; own: to possess a house and a car.
2.to have as a faculty, quality, or the like:
dreaded
1.to fear greatly: to dread death.
2.to be reluctant to do, meet, or experience: I dread going to big parties.
sympathetic; sympathy
1. agreement in feeling, as between persons; feeling the same as someone else.
2. the fact or power of sharing the feelings of another, especially in sorrow or trouble; knowing how someone else feels, compassion.
sinewy; sinews
1. a tendon (connects our muscles)
2.Often, sinews. the source of strength, power, or vigor
directories; directory
a book- alphabetical index of the names and addresses of persons in a city, district, organization, etc., or of a particular category of people.
obstinate
1. stubbornly sticking to one's purpose, opinion, etc.; not giving in to argument or persuasion
2. not flexible
arrogant; arrogance
1. the idea that one is better than anyone else
2.offensive display of superiority or self-importance; overbearing pride.
massive
large in scale, amount, or degree; huge
encased
surrounded by
breeches
knee-length trousers
calf
the fleshy part of the back of the human leg below the knee.
brogues
a comfortable, low-heeled shoe
stag hounds
a dog trained to hunt deer
scowling; scowl
1.to make an angry or displeased face
2.to have a gloomy or threatening look.
impatience
1. having no patience
flushed
blushing; having a reddish face
flustered; fluster
to put into a state of agitated confusion: His constant criticism flustered me.
pillar of society
One who occupies an important or responsible position
bound
sure; certain
barmy
crazy, foolish
piffle
nonsense, as trivial or senseless talk.
regardless
without regard; showing no concern or worry
brigand
a bandit, a robber
viper
1. a spiteful person
2.a snake
twill
a fabric constructed in twill weave, or clothes made out of the fabric
brute
1.a nonhuman creature; beast.
2.an insensitive, or crude person.
chaos
a state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order.
quality
a personality or character trait: kindness is one of her many good qualities.