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acute
with a sharp point; keen and aleret; sharp and severe; rising quickly to a high point and lasting for a short time
bluster
to talk or act in a noisy and dthreatening way; to blow in stormy gusts; speech that is loud and threatening
bungle
to act or work clumsily and awkwardly; to rin something through clumsiness
commentary
a series of notes clarifying or explaining something; an expression of opinion
duration
he length of time that something continues or lasts
eerie
causing fear because of strangeness; weird, mysterious
facet
one aspect or side of a subject or problem; one of the cut surfaces of a gem
fidelity
the state of being faithful; accuracy in details, exactness
fray
a brawl, a noisy quarrel; to wear away by rubbing; make ragged or worn; to strain, irritate
headstrong
willfull, stubborn
inhabitant
one living permanently in a given place
numb
having lost the poer of feeling or movement; to dull the feelings of; to cause to lose feeling
pacify
to make peaceful or calm; to sooth
ravenous
greedy; veryh ungry; eager of satisfaction
refute
to prove incorrect
remorse
deep and painful regret for one's passt misdeeds; pangs of conscience
setback
something that interferes with progress; a disappointment, unexpected loss or defeat; a steplike recession in a wall
smug
overly self-satisfied, self-righteous
synopsis
a brief statement giving a general view of some subject, book, etc.; a summary
tarry
to delay leaving; to linger, wait; to remain or stay for a while