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vicinity
The state of being near in space or relationship; proximity: two restaurants in close vicinity
foundation
lowest supporting part of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
consolation
To try to lessen the sorrow or grief of.
chortled
A snorting, joyful laugh or chuckle
fortresses
A fortified place, especially a large, permanent military stronghold that often includes a town
barricade
A structure set up across a route of access to obstruct the passage of an enemy.
coaxing
To persuade or try to persuade by pleading or flattery; cajole
armory
A building for storing arms and military equipment, especially one serving as headquarters for military reserve personnel
inseparable
Impossible to separate or part: inseparable pieces of rock
abruptly
Unexpectedly sudden: an abrupt change in the weather
taper
To diminish or lessen gradually. Often used with off: The storm finally tapered off
perished
To die or be destroyed, especially in a violent or untimely manner
congestion
To overfill or overcrowd: Trucks congested the tunnel
gravely
Fraught with danger or harm: a grave wound.
shrieking
A shrill, often frantic cry.
haphazardly
By chance; casually