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whittled
to cut or shape with a knife; to pare
evasion
the act of escaping
tan
to convert (hide) into leather by tre4ament with an infusion of tannin-rich bark or other agent of similar effect
quelling
to quiet; pacify
aloof
out of involvement
foolhardy
foolishly adventurous and bold, rash
schemes
a plan or program of action
azaleas
a small flower whose petals form a funnel shape
benign
of a gentle opposition
arbor
a bower of vines or
chameleon
an animal or person that changes to match their environment
magisterial
authoritative, dictatorial
prolonged
to lengthen, extend
pestilence
a contagious or infectious epidemic disease
bridgework
to insert a fake tooth
gesture
an expression through action
benevolence
disposition to do good
mimosa
a tree with pink and white flowers; smells like oranges
morbid
to be affected by disease
peril
to expose to danger
torment
the infliction of torture
hankering
a strong and persistent desire
raveling
tangling together
inquisitive
questioning
peculiar
something out of the ordinary
asinine
stupid
edification
the act of establishing
quibbling
bend the truth, lying
retrieve
to bring back, return
gigantic
large in size, huge
kudzu
an invasive vine
prowess
heroism
ramshackle
appearing ready to collapse
eerily
strangeness; gloominess
teetered
to make unsteady; wobble
respiration
a single complete act of breathing
commotion
civil unrest
cherub
an angel of 2nd highest rank
dismemberment
to break up in small pieces
malignant
evil in nature
waning
shrinking
bewilderment
confusion
lattice
framework of crossed wood/metal
pilgrimage
a journey
desolate
deserted
breeches
pants
embalming
to protect the corpse from decaying
hoodooing
voodoo, something that brings bad luck
priss(y)
picky
scuttled
a quick shuffling pace, scurry