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aver
assert or affirm with confidence
gossamer
a fine filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air
loon
a crazy or simple-mided person
prow
the forepart of a boat
sheen
a soft luster, a glow
shroud
a cloth wrapping for a dead person
slake
to cool or refresh
specter
a ghost
sultry
passionate and attractive, hot and humid
swoon
to faint loose consciousness
twain
two
veer
change directions suddenly
wretch
hateful person
blunderbuss
a short musket or wide bore with expanded muzzle to scatter shot, bullets, or slugs at close range
carouse
to engage in a drunken revel, to party wildly
garret
an attic, usually a small, wretched one
gaunt
extreamly thin and bony, haggard and drawn
glib
readily fluent, often thoughtlessly but shallow
haggard
exhausted and worn
inscrutable
incapable of being figured out, analyzed
pecuniary
consisting of money
perturbation
mental unease
requisition
official claim to the use of property or material
sagacity
wisdom
squalid
poor nasty place
stilted
stiffly dignified or formal, overly formal
submissive
confirming to the authority or will of others