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detached
(adj.) not involved emotionally; indifferent.
poised
(v.) balanced.
commenced
(v.) began.
slack
(adj.) loose.
appalling
(adj.) shocking; horrifying.
wedges
(n.) pieces of material thick at one end and narrowing to a thin edge.
clamor
(n.) loud, confused noise
rumpled
(v. used as adj.) wrinkled and untidy.
muster
(v.) call forth.
civic
of a city or citizenship
predominantly
mainly
resolve
decide; make a formal statement
ominous
threatening, like a bad sign, warning of something bad
erupted
exploded or burst forth
tenement
apartment
bouts
matches, contents
elimination
removal from a competition
barrage
heavy attack
pensively
thoughtfully
torrent
flood
interwoven
closely connected
dispelled
driven away
evading
avoiding
frenzied
wild
churning
Shaking or stirring violently, like milk being made into butter in a churn.
bluff
steep, cliff
buckled
collapsed (usually under pressure)
particles
tiny pieces