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refugee
n.: Person who flees home or country to seek shelter from war or cruelty
inflammatory
adj.: Characterized by pain and swelling
coax
v.: Use gentle persuasion
dismally
adv.: Gloomily; miserably
impromptu
adj.: Unscheduled; unplanned
solemn
adj.: Serious; somber
laborious
adj.: Taking much work or effort; difficult
destiny
n.: What will necessarily happen to any person or thing; fate
ajar
adj.: Open
flinched
v.: Moved back, as if away from a blow
sensitive
adj.: Easily hurt or irritated; touchy
spectators
n.: People who watch something wihtout taking part; onlookers
retrospective
n.: Look on the past
draggled
adj.: Wet and dirty
insignificant
adj.: Small; unimposing
revived
v.: Came back to consciousness
meek
adj.: Timid; humble; not showing anger
foray
n.: Sudden attack or raid
tentatively
adv.: Hesitantly; with uncertainty
rejuvenated
v.: Made to feel refreshed; revitalized
exertion
n.: Physical work
nape
n.: Back of the neck
resumed
v.: Began again; continued
simultaneously
adv.: At the same time
regime
n.: System or rule of government
mourning
adj.: Feeling sorrow for the death of a loved one
stanched
v.: Stopped or slowed down
intricate
adj.: Complex; full of complicated detail
consolation
n.: Something that makes you feel better
cunningly
adv.: Cleverly
avenger
n.: One who gets even for a wrong or injury
conspiring
v.: Planning in secret to do something bad
ponderous
adj.: Large; heavy
indignantly
adv.: Angrily
quavering
adj.: Shaking; trembling
absurdity
n.: Nonsense; foolishness
rheumatism
n.: Painful condition of the joints and muscles