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sinuous
having many curves and turns
The river follows a .............. trail through the forest
assimilated
take in (information, ideas, or culture) and understand fully
Marie tried to _________the week's events.
expanse
an area of something, typically land or sea, presenting a wide continuous surface
The green ________ of the forest
writhing
respond with great emotional or physical discomfort to (a violent or unpleasant feeling or thought)
She bit her lip, _________ in suppressed fury.
deliverance
The action of being rescued or set free
The captives made prayers of _________
forsaken
abandoned (someone or something)
Again and again, he dreamed of the anguish and the isolation on the ____________hill
assuage
make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense
It was not enough to _________ the pain that Jonas was beginning, now, to know.
ominous
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen; threatening; inauspicious
There were__________ dark clouds gathering overhead.
placid
(of a person or animal) not easily upset or excited
This horse has a ___________ nature.
carnage
the killing of a large number of people.
The unforgettable scene of __________ was grotesque.
implore
beg someone earnestly or desperately to do something
She ______________ him to drive more carefully.
pervade
(of an influence, feeling, or quality) be present and apparent throughout
The smell of floor polish ___________ the house.
faltered

“I c-c-can't,” he faltered.
speak in a hesitant or unsteady voice
obsolete
no longer produced or used; out of date
Floppy disks became _________ when CD's were invented.
Permeate
spread throughout (something); pervade
Her bright personality has begun to ________through the whole organization.
Wary
feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems
Dogs that have been mistreated often remain very _____ of strangers
Dejected
sad and depressed; dispirited
She stood in the street alone, looking _________ after she had been dumped by her boyfriend.
Luminous
full of or shedding light; bright or shining, esp. in the dark
Her eyes were __________ with joy.