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forlorn
(adj.) a dreary or miserable feeling, condition, or appearance
dumbfounded
(adj.) astonished, speechless
lynch
(v.) to put to death by hanging
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner, blunt, rough
ominous
(adj.) threatening, foreboding evil or harm
irk
(v.) to irritate, exasperate, or annoy
frenzy
(n.) extreme mental agitation, derangement, or excitement
crestfallen
(adj.) dispirited, discouraged
erstwhile
(adj.) former or of times past
jeer
(v.) to mock, taunt, or gibe rudely
misanthropy
(n.) a hatred or disgust for mankind
melancholy
(n.) depressed in spirits; sad, depressed, pensive
manumit
(v.) to release from slavery
peevish
(adj.) quarrelsome in temperament or mood; fretful; preversely obstinate; marked by ill temper
aberration
(n.) the fact or instance of being aberrant; behavior that departs substantially from normal moral standards
vellum
(n.) a fine-grained unsplit lambskin or calf skin prepared for writing on or binding books
enigma
(n.) something hard to understand or explain
ingenuity
(n.) skill or cleverness in devising or combining; inventiveness
flog
(v.) to beat with a rod or whip
plausible
(adj.) appearing worthy of belief
misanthropy
(n.) a hatred or disgust for mankind
melancholy
(n.) depressed in spirits; sad, depressed, pensive
manumit
(v.) to release from slavery
peevish
(adj.) quarrelsome in temperament or mood; fretful; preversely obstinate; marked by ill temper
aberration
(n.) the fact or instance of being aberrant; behavior that departs substantially from normal moral standards
vellum
(n.) a fine-grained unsplit lambskin or calf skin prepared for writing on or binding books
enigma
(n.) something hard to understand or explain
ingenuity
(n.) skill or cleverness in devising or combining; inventiveness
flog
(v.) to beat with a rod or whip
plausible
(adj.) appearing worthy of belief