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anxiety
distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune (worry)
He felt anxiety about the possible loss of his job.
consent
permission, approval, or agreement
He gave his consent to the marriage.
deception
a misleading falsehood (a trick)
Magicians are masters of deception.
wound
An injury, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
Gideon tried to bandage Herbert's wound.
approach
To come near or nearer to.
The colonists watched the ship approach the island.
siege
The surrounding and blockading of a city, town, or fortress by an army attempting to capture it.
Pencroff had been put into captivity during the siege of Richmond.
debris
The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.
The colonists tried to collect as much of the ship's debris as they could.
bewildered
Completely puzzled or confused; perplexed.
When Herbert awoke from his coma, he was bewildered as to what had happened.
blunder
An embarrassing mistake.
When Pencroff realized he had accidentally insulted Ayrton, he apologized for his blunder.
incident
An event or happening.
The colonists made their way back to Granite Palace without incident.
summon
To order to come or appear.
The men could tell that Herbert was trying to summon every ounce of his courage.