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custody
possesion of someone
babbling
to utter a meaningless confusion of words
borne
To hold up; supportTo carry from one place to another; transport.
in·sis·tent (n-sstnt)
Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
acrid
Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing.Sharp and harsh
ex·er·tion (g-zûrshn)
The act or an instance of strenuous effort.strength or power
parch
To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat:
ponderous. (pndr-s)
Heavy; dull; wanting; lightless or spirit
plaintive
Expressing sorrow; mournful or melancholy.
gentility (jn-tl-t)
The quality of being well-mannered; refinement
accusations (ky-zshn)
An act of accusing or the state of being accused.
pros·tate (prstt)
a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra
poised poizd)
Held balanced or steady in readiness
ex·ul·tant (g-zltnt)
Marked by great joy or jubilation; triumphant.
pro·found
Situated at, extending to, or coming from a great depth; deep.
unwittingly
Not knowing; unaware
constricted
To make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing.
To squeeze or compress.
custody
Care, supervision, and control exerted by one in charge
staunchly
To stop or check the flow of blood
gait
Any of the ways, such as a canter, trot, or walk, by which a horse can move by lifting the feet in different order or rhythm.
re·vul·sion
A sudden strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent disgust
verandah
A porch or balcony, usually roofed and often partly
curlicues
A fancy twist or curl, such as a flourish made with a pen.
plot
A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose
A secret plan to accomplish a hostile or illegal purpose; a scheme.