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ebb
a period of decline or dim in action
syncopated
stessing a normally weak beat
intoned
to recite in a singing tone
accolades
an expression of approval; priase
rivulets
a small brook or stream; streamlet
abomination
abhorrence; disgust
tirade
a long angry or violent speech, usually of a censorious or deuniciatory nature; a diatribe
placidly
undistrubed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet
inanely
one that lacks sense or substance
muster
to call (troops) together, as for inspection
daintily
delicately beautiful or charming; exquisite
contemplated
to look at attentively and thoughtfully
abortive
failing to accomplish an intended objective, fruitless
gaunt
thin and bony, angular
pink slip
a notice of termination of employment
furtive
charaterized by stealth; surreptitious
tedious
tiresome by reason of lengths, lowness, or dullness
miffed
a petulant, bad-tempered mood; a huff
wan
unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress
askew
to one side; awry
brayed
to utter the loud, harsh cry of a donkey
milling
a building device with machinery for grinding into flour or meal
entourage
a group of attendeants or associates; a retinese
honed
to whine or moan
incessantly
continuing without interruption
careening
to lurch or swerre while in motion
brandishing
to wave or flourish menacingly