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