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tantalize
entice
havoc
devastation
drollery
jest
ostentatiously
displaying with the intent to attract notice or in an attempt to impress others
dismal
gloomy
grievously
sorrowfully
sullen
angry

(showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve)
mortified
humiliated, disgraced, shamed
ebullition
outburst
oblivious
thoughtless, unaware
aesthetic
pertaining to a sense of beauty, having a love of beauty, or being concerned with emotion or sensation as opposed to intellectuality
cloistered
secluded
sere
dry
prepense
deliberate, premeditated, planned in advance
blithely
cheerfully
excruciation
torture, the state of being tortured or the act of torturing (excrutiating)
addlepated
muddled
hospitable
friendly
suppliant
entreating
pathetic
without skill
bedizened
dressed
beaus
escorts (boyfriend or suitor)
oblivion
darkness
tartly
sharply
frescoed
painted
discreet
prudent
effusion
outpouring
tenacity
toughness
ipecac
purgative
traipsing
walking aimlessly, walk over
dire
terrible
sated
satisfied
furtive
secretive
perquisites
profits, gratuities
sundry
varied
estranged
alienated
pung
sled, sleigh with a box-like body (similar to toboggan)

(This word is short for tom-pung, from the same Alguonquian etymon as "toboggan.")
crescendo
loud tone
dissipation
dispersion
capricious
fanciful
countenance
appearance
sojourn
visit
flummery
nonsense
liniment
ointment
trebled
voiced
pithy
sharply focused
ravishing
entrancing
inexorable
unyielding
dyspeptic
suffering from indigestion, or gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable
benefactor
kindly helper
demure
shy
harrowing
extremely disturbing or distressing
plaintively
wistfully
dryad
minor deity
anodyne
medicinal
mellow
soft, made gentle and compassionate by age
sonorous
resounding
precarious
unsure
gadding
run around
gadding
running around
cogitation
contemplation
laudable
praiseworthy
feigned
faked
hampered
inhibited
motive
incentive
contemptuously
arrogantly
precedence
rank (order, importance, priority)
turbulent
disturbed
opined
imagined
vestry
church interior
cowered
cringed
snood
headdress
pall
melancholy, oppression

(noun) anything that covers or shrouds, especially with darkness or gloom

(verb) to have a wearisome or tiresome effect, to become distasteful or unpleasant
complacent
smug
peerless
matchless
nom de plume
pen name
coruscations
qualities of light, sudden gleams or flashes of light
trice
an instant

(to pull or haul with a rope)
parsed
used language

(described grammatically)
drabbled
dirtied
alabaster
white
retribution
restitution
subjective
nonobjective
riled
annoyed
impeached
charged (to bring an accusation against)
servitor
servant
epoch
age
token
symbol
prima donna
temperamental person

(also first or principal singer of an opera company)
blithely
cheerfully
blighted
plagued
diligent
industrious
retaliatory
reprisal
canto
part of a poem (one of the main or larger divisions of a long poem)
jaunty
brisk

(easy and sprightly in manner or bearing)
prosaic
commonplace, dull
enthralling
charming
appalling
alarming (causing dismay or horror)
evinced
proved
rue
lament
bounden
obligatory, compulsory

(one's bounden duty)
veranda
porch
undemonstrativeness
crisp, not demonstrative
dismay
appall
fray
fight
languished
weakened
burnished
shined
acutely
sharply
lithe
adaptable
dubious
arguable, doubtful
chastened
disciplined
conditioned
seasoned
elocutionist
speaker
scrutinized
examined closely
unpropitious
untimely
flounce
decorative trimming on the edge of a skirt or sleeve

to go with impatient or impetuous and exaggerated movement
fervently
eagerly
pallid
deathly pale
dint
blow
languidly
weakly
taunting
jeering
frigate
ship
coursers
travelers

dogs for hunting

swift horses
traverse
travel, cross
frugal
not wasteful, meager
moor
grassland
heather
flowers
shirrings
pleatings
garret
attic
pinnacle
summit
strife
conflict
infatuated
fixated
nominal
formal, being in name only
preposterous
unreasonable
bestow
give
gravitated
moved, went over to, was drawn to
chaplet
flower
dismayed
disgruntled
sanctifying
enshrining
wincey
painful
subside
fall back
preeminence
superiority
implore
plead
mite
small contribution
anguished
upset
vocation
calling (work)
congenial
suited, agreeable
vigil
watch
thwarted
foiled
birthright
privilege
convolutions
turns of anything coiled, whorls
dry
dehydrated
divined
prophesied
inscrutable
impenetrable
inveigled
caught

(enticed, lured, or ensnared by flattery or artful talk or inducements [usually followed by "into"]; acquired, won, or obtained by beguiling talk or methods [usually followed by "from" or "away"])
reproachful
disapproving
roguish
scoundrelly, rascally, playfully mischievous
saffron
orange-colored condiment (spice)