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Ajar
neither entirely open nor entirely shut; partly open
Ardent
having, experessive of, or characterized by intense feeling; passionate; fervent; intensely devoted; eager; or enthusiastic; zealous
Avert
to turn away or aside; to ward off; prevent
Burly
large in bodily size; stout; sturdy
Choir
a company of singers esp. an organized group employed in church service
Derive
to receive or obtain from a source of origin; to trace from a source or origin
Distinguished
made conspicuous by excellence; noted; eminent; famous
Gore
blood that is shed, esp. when clotted; to pierce with or as if with a horn or tusk; one of the panels, usually tapering or shaped, making up a garment, as a skirt
Helm
a wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered; to direct or control
Nag
to annoy by persistent faultfinding, complaints, or demands; an old, inferior, or worthless horse
Rumple
to crumple or crush in wrinkles; a fold or wrinkle
Somber
gloomily dark; shadowy; dimly lighted; gloomy, depressing, or dismal
Thrash
to beat soundly in punishment; flog; the upward and downward movement of the legs as in the crawl; to talk over thoroughly and vigorously; to discuss exhaustively.
Veteran
a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like; having had service or experience in warfare.