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benign
kind and gentle
<adjective>

When my sister was born, my benign actions were needed.
cordiality
sincere affection and kindness
<noun>
Sue showed cordiality to her brother on his birthday.
dismember
to tear and cut someone’s arms and legs off.
<noun>
The kidnapper dismembered the girls body.
edification
education, instruction
<noun>
I go to school to get some edification.
ensue
something that comes immediately after something else
<adjective>
In the poem the line ensued the one before it.
gape
to stare at someone with your mouth open
<verb>
Bob was amazed from the excitement of Bill, so he was standing there in gape.
inquisitive
questioning, prying
<adjective>
The thought was inquisitive but was worth thinking about.
kudzu
a quick-growing vine with large leaves
<noun>
The kudzu was over 10 feet tall!
malignant
dangerous, evil
<adjective>
The little boy was malignant when he did karate tricks.
placid
calmly, quietly
<adjective>
In the story The Sniper , he crept placidly so he wouldn’t be heard.
prowess
superior ability or skill
<noun>
With great prowess you can accomplish a lot.
ramshackle
loose or rickety, about to fall apart
<adjective>
My English binder was such a mess it was in a ramshackle condition.
rigid
stiff
<adjective>
The girl was so sick her body stayed rigid.
quibble
a type of arguing where you avoid the main part by bringing up the pretty details
<verb>
I saw a movie where the actresses and actors quibbled against there argument.
tacit
an agreement
<adjective>
For once me and my sister tacit each others ideas.