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abscond
V. To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself
Connoisseur
n. a person with expert knowledge and training
Displace
V. to take place of
Endeavor
N. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end.
Gait
N. A particular way or manner of moving on foot.
Impunity
N. Exemption from punishment, penalty or harm
obstinate
adj.stubbornly ad hearing to an attitude opinion
Retribution
N. Something given or demand in repayment.
Termination
N. The end of something in time; a conclusion
Virtuoso
N. A person with masterly skill or technique.
Auxiliary
Adj. Held in or used as a reserve
Barrage
N. long and sustained of attack
Derisive
Adj. Mocking; jeering
Distraught
Adj. Deeply agitated
Fleeting
Adj. passing quickly
Haggard
Adj. having and appearing worn and exhausted
insinuate
V. to introduce gradually
insolent
adj. Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech
piston
n. a solid cylinder or disk that fits into a larger cylinder and moves under fluid pressure; Gears
Opaque
Adj. Impenetrable by light
enamor
v. To inspire with love; captivate
vitality
N. full of life
discourse
N. Verbal expression in speech or writing.
Clamor
N. Noise; Noisy , loud outcry
Abhor
V. To regard with horror or loathing; detest
Laconic
Adj. expressing much in few words
Requite
V. To make repayment or return for.
Ominous
adj. Menacing; threatening
Impediment
N. Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction
suave
adj. smoothly agreeable and courteous
Ruffian
n. A tough or rowdy person.
Skirmish
N. A minor battle in war, as one between small forces or between large forces avoiding direct conflict.
Pernicious
adj. Deadly
Turret
N. a small tower or tower shaped projection or building.
apathetic
adj. feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern.
Appendage
Something added or attached to entity or greater importance
apprehension
fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future
bough
A tree brach, especially a large or main branch.
conflagration
A large destructive fire
Excruciating
Intensely painful
flotsam
wreckage or cargo that remains a float after a ship has sunk
flounder
to move clumsily attempts , to move or regain ones balance
gingerly
with great care or delicacy
intangible
incapable of being perceived by senses
manipulate
to move arrange or operate or control by hands or mechanical means
pall
a cover for a coffin
undulate
to cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion
Wistful
Full of wishful yearning
ardor
intensity of feeling zeal; passion
bland
suave
canker
a localized diseased or necrotic area on a plant part.
taint
to affect with disease
beseech
To address an earnest or urgent request to; implore
amble
to move easily and gently
dote
To show excessive fondness or love
Garish
Loud and flashy
endear
To make beloved or very sympathetic
obstruct
To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle
amiable
Adj. Friendly and Agreeable in disposition; good natured and likeable.
Singe
V. To burn superficially; scorch
Counsel
V. The act of exchanging opinions and ideas.
Blithe
Adj. Carefree and lighthearted.
Pestilence
N. A usually fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague.
Dire
Adj. Dreadful; fearful
Emanate
V. Flow out or issue
Exuberant
Adj. Effusive in feeling or expression;lavish
Fervent
Adj. Passionate
Genial
Adj. Friendly and kind in manner
Inevitable
Adj. Unavoidable
Peal
n. The loud ringing of bells
Portal
n. A doorway
Amenity
n. The quality of being pleasant or attractive. convenient
ardent
adj. Expressing or characterized by warmth or feeling.
Chateau
N. A french castle
Cosmopolitan
adj. Pertinent or common to the whole world.
Cunning
Adj. Sly
debacle
n. a sudden , disastrous collapse
discern
v. to perceive by eyes or intellect
dogged
adj. stubborn
droll
adj. amusingly odd, whimsically comical
Grisly
adj. inspiring repugnance, gruesome
indolent
adj. lazy
lore
n. accumulative fact, trait or beliefs about a particular subject
quarry
n.an open excavation
dissuade
v. To deter (a person) from a course of action
vernerable
adj. to gain respect by age
Countenance
n. Facial expression
disdain
N.A feeling or show of contempt
Lull
N.A relatively calm interval
Incite
V. To provoke and urge on
Throughfare
n. a main road or public highway
Conjoin
V. To join or become joined together; unite
Jester
N. A fool or buffoon at medieval courts.