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Gorge
(n) a deep, narrow valley; canyon
Taciturn
(adj) silent; not liking to talk ; reticent
Ominous
(adj) threatening; evil; sinister
Desolation
(n) a condition of being deserted or not lived in; a state of misery
Spasm
(n) a sudden contraction of the muscles; shudder
Laboriously
(adv) with difficulty; in a manner requiring hard work
Summit
(n) the highest point; the peak
Imminent
(adj) approaching; likely to happen soon
Taut
(adj) tightly stretched
Forestall
(v) to prevent; to slow down by taking action ahead of time
Regalia
(n) fancy clothing; ceremonial costume
Brandishing
(adj) waving in a triumphant or threatening way
Prosperous
(adj) successful; well-off; wealthy
Rancid
(adj) smelling or tasting like spoiled grease or oil
Docile
(adj) easily taught or managed; submissive; tame
Detractor
(n) a person who criticizes or makes fun of someone; enemy; heckler
Deviation
(n) a turning away from; digression
Piteously
(adv) sadly; pathetically
Querulous
(adj) whining; finding fault
Discontent
(n) dissatisfaction; unhappiness