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agitate
to stir
apathetic
1. having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior.
2. not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive: an apathetic audience.
appendage
an part attached or added to the main part of something.

arms and legs are appendages
apprenhension
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.

The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.

The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
bough
a branch of a tree, esp. one of the larger or main branches.
conglagration
fire
conjecture
1. the formation of an opinion without proof.
excruciating
1. extremely painful; excruciating pain.

2. exceedingly elaborate or intense; extreme: done with excruciating care.
extremity
1. the extreme end point, limit, or part of something.

2. arms and legs of a body
flotsam
1. the part of the wreckage of a ship and its cargo found floating on the water. Compare jetsam, lagan.
2. material or refuse floating on water.
flounder
2. to struggle clumsily or helplessly: He floundered helplessly on the first day of his new job.
gingerly
adverb 1. with great care or caution; warily.
intangible
adjective 1. not tangible; not able to be felt or touched

2. not definite or clear to the mind: intangible arguments.
manipulate
to handle

verb (used with object), -lat‧ed, -lat‧ing. 1. to influence skillfully in an unfair manner: to manipulate people's feelings.

2. to handle, manage, or use in some way


: to manipulate a large tractor.
3. to change something to suit one's purpose or advantage.
methodical
–adjective 1. performed in a systematic way; orderly: a methodical person

2. painstaking, esp. slow and careful; deliberate.
pall
A cover for a coffin, bier, or tomb, often made of black, purple, or white velvet
sidle
–verb (used without object) 1. to move sideways or obliquely.
2. to edge along furtively.
speculate
1. to engage in thought or reflection; meditate

To speculate on the causes of the war.
2. to engage in a risky business activity
undulate
To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion. See Synonyms at swing.
wistful
Full of wishful yearning.

Pensively sad; melancholy.
termination
an end or ending of something; especially : a distal end of an anatomical part
virtuoso
1. a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field.

2. a person who excels in musical technique or execution.