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Impulse
the influence of a particular feeling, mental state, etc
Intuition
direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process; immediate apprehension
Deftly
dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever:
Lapse
an accidental or temporary decline or deviation from an expected or accepted condition or state; a temporary falling or slipping from a previous standard
Reverie
a state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing
Fetish
an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency
Perverse
willfully determined or disposed to go counter to what is expected or desired; contrary
Brazen
shameless or impudent
Meditation
continued or extended thought; reflection; contemplation
Periscope
an optical instrument for viewing objects that are above the level of direct sight or in an otherwise obstructed field of vision, consisting essentially of a tube with an arrangement of prisms or mirrors and, usually, lenses: used esp. in submarines
Relay
a series of persons relieving one another or taking turns; shift
Sidekick
close friend
Liable
legally responsible
Founder
to become wrecked; fail utterly
Chant
short, simple melody, esp. one characterized by single notes to which an indefinite number of syllables are intoned, used in singing psalms, canticles, etc., in church services
Inert
having no inherent power of action, motion, or resistance
Persisted
To hold firmly and steadfastly to a purpose, state, or undertaking despite obstacles, warnings, or setbacks.
Dry
characterized by absence, deficiency, or failure of natural or ordinary moisture.
Blunt
slow in perception or understanding; obtuse
Clarity
clearness or lucidity as to perception or understanding; freedom from indistinctness or ambiguity
Ecstasy
rapturous delight
inadequate
ineffectual in response to emotional, social, intellectual, and physical demands in the absence of any obvious mental or physical deficiency
Instinctive
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of instinct.