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Academic
When talking about a person means a member of a instutution of learning.
Intrigued
To arouse the interest, desire, or curiosity of.
Celluloid
A tough flammable thermoplastic composed essentially of cellulose nitrate and camphor.
Brooch
An ornament that is held by a pin or clasp and is worn at or near the neck.
Heirloom
Something of special value handed on from one generation to another.
Elocution
A style of speaking especially in public
2 : The art of effective public speaking.
Gangling
Loosely and awkwardly built.
Haunches
The rear of someone or something.
Dawdle
To be lazzy or listless.
Shrine
A case, box, or receptacle; especially : one in which sacred relics (as the bones of a saint) are deposited.
Raucous
Disagreeably harsh or strident.
Irked
To make weary, irritated, or bored.
Vigorous
Full of physical or mental strength or active force.
Bluntly
Abrupt in speech or manner.
Impetuous
Marked by impulsive vehemence or passion.
Meek
Induring injury with patience and without resentment.
Plod
To work laboriously and monotonously.
Chambers
A natural or artificial enclosed space or cavity.
Foundations
A basis (as a tenet, principle, or axiom) upon which something stands or is supported.
Habitations
A dwelling place.
Nonchalantly
: having an air of easy unconcern or indifference
Belligerent
inclined to or exhibiting assertiveness, hostility, or combativeness
Destined
to direct, devise, or set apart for a specific purpose or place
Bottoms
the surface on which a body of water lies
Slough
a place of deep mud or mire
Shinnying
to move oneself up or down something vertical (as a tree) especially by alternately hugging it with the arms or hands and the legs
Frescoes
the art of painting on freshly spread moist lime plaster with water-based pigments
Eaves
the lower border of a roof that overhangs the wall -- usually used in plural
Lament
to express sorrow, mourning, or regret for often demonstratively
Savory
Piquantly pleasant to the mind.
Furrowed
Grooves, wrinkles, or lines.
Minor
Inferior in importance, size, or degree.
Enusing
To take place afterward or as a result.
Ravines
Small rivers
Torrents
A violent stream of a liquid.
Perpendicular
Standing at right angles to the plane of the horizon : exactly upright.
Treadmill
A mill worked by persons treading on steps on the periphery of a wide wheel having a horizontal axis and used formerly in prison punishment.
Treacherous
Very dangerous
Enraptured
To fill with delight.
Debris
Ashes or tiny leftovers.
Resistance
To restrain
Bungalow
A one-storied house with a low-pitched roof; also : a house having one and a half stories and usually a front porch.
Veranda
A usually roofed open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building.
Cowered
To shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from something that menaces, domineers, or dismays.
Fledglings
Baby birds
Scornfully
Full of scorn
Masonary
Something constructed of materials used by masons.
Consolation
The act or an instance of consoling.
Scuttled
To cut a hole through the bottom, deck, or side of (a ship); specifically : to sink or attempt to sink by making holes through the bottom.
Interwoven
To weave together.
Shrill
To utter or emit an acute piercing sound.
Sqaulling
To fight or argue.
Alighting
To come down from something (as a vehicle.)
Cunning
Quick witted and fast
Coaxed
Pursudaded
Rudder
A propeller of a boat
Grappling
To seize with or as if with a grapple.
Skeptical
Relating to, characteristic of, or marked by skepticism.
Migratory
Of, relating to, or characterized by migration.
Formidable
Causing fear, dread, or apprehension .
Naturalists
One that advocates or practices naturalism.
Conservationists
A person who advocates conservation especially of natural resources .
Madrona
Any of several evergreen trees (genus Arbutus) of the heath family; especially : one (A. menziesii) of the Pacific coast of North America with smooth red bark, thick shining leaves, and edible red berries.
Indelible
That cannot be removed, washed away, or erased b: making marks that cannot easily be removed <an indelible pencil>
Wile
A trick or stratagem intended to ensnare or deceive; also : a beguiling or playful trick
Coyly
Showing reluctance to make a definite commitment
Miffed
To put into an ill humor
Trill
To flow in a small stream or in drops
Ambled
To go at or as if at an amble
Recess
1:The action of receding : recession
2:A hidden, secret, or secluded place or part