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to go often to: visit frequently
haunt
Out of the right way; off.
astray
Something likely to happen.
probabilities
The feeling that a person, act, or thing is mean, low, or worthless; despising; scorn.
contemptuously
Place often gone to or visited.
haunt
To think out; plan or contrive; invent.
devised
To lean to one side or sway sharply; to tilt; tip.
careening
Result of translating; version.
translation
Hindrance.
balked
To come between persons or groups to help settle a dispute.
intervening
Easily trained or managed; obedient.
docility
- A person who surveys land.
*surveyor*
- Look over; view; examine or measure for size and shape.
*survey*
- small rounded hill; mound.
*knoll*
- handle or treat with fondness.
*fondled*
- cases in a court of law.
*suits*
very hungry
ravenous
Something shaped or molded.
casting
To put off; delay.
deferred
Something that is less important or not necessary, but helpful.
adjunct
One who is new to something; beginner.
novice
a noisy quarrel or fight
Fracas
to give out or distribute
Dispense
a favoring of a certain one more than the others.
Favortism
big and heavy; largea and solid
Massive
one of a group taken to show what the others are like.
Specimen
similar, related
Kindred
on one's guard against danger and deception; cautious or careful.
Wary
substance that causes entire or partial loss of the feeling of pain.
Anesthetic
in effect, though not in name; practically
Virtually
close examination; careful inspection
Scrutiny
of the home, household, or family
Domestic
calmness; peacefulness; quiet
Tranquility
customers
Clients
briefly; without delay
Summarily
say suddenly without thinking
Blurted
a person who makes someone afraid
Intimidator
to put at rest or quiet
allayed
having to do with trade or business
commercial
advanced in any art science or subject skilled expert
proficient
hard to manage clumsy unwieldy
cumbersome
having sharp corners
angular
to make aware let know inform
acquainted
very great confusion complete disorder
chaos
the point at which something begins to happen brink
verge
water air smoke moving against the main current
eddy
to take or seize on the way from one place to another
intercept
- a person encharge of all or part of a museum, library, etc.
*curator*
- caused by natural impulse or desire; not forced
*spontaneously*
- a fixed regular method of doing things.
*routine*
- a repeating; doing again; saying again.
*repetitions*
- carefully thought out before hand.
*deliberately*
- to make up on the spur of the moment.
*improvise*
- requiring much; hard to please.
*exacting*
- a large marine aquarium.
*oceanarium*
- rate of occurrence; number of complete cycles per second of an altering current.
*frequencies*
arranged one behind the other
tandem
to struggle awkwardly without making much progress
floundering
very painful or distressing
harrowing
a result or consequence
aftermath
arrangement in a straight line
alignment
very hungry
ravenous
causing horror; disgusting; hateful.
abhorrent
nor afraid; not discouraged; fearless.
undaunted
nor able to produce the effect wanted; powerless.
ineffectual
in a state of mental conflict and confusion.
distraught
to go backward; withdraw.
recede
being puzzled; not knowing what to do or haw to act; confusion.
perplexity
to arouse suddenly or startle.
galvanizing
a dark image outlined against a lighter background.
silhouetted
to bring oneself into favor; make oneself acceptable.
ingratiatingly
a twisting of the face; an ugly or funny smile.
grimace
in low spirits; discouraged.
crestfallen
a sudden outburst of emotion or activity.
paroxysms
making or having a harsh sound creaking; grating; shrill.
strident
without feeling or emotion; not feeling pain or injury.
impassively