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cagey
wary of being trapped
crouched
to lower the body
despised
treated with contempt
endure
to continue in the same state
goggle-eyed
having bulging or rolling eyes
grit
to clamp (the teeth) together
grits
coarsely ground hulled grain
hypocritical
professing feelings or virtues one does not have
muddled
to mismanage or bungle; to mix confusedly; jumble
pandemonium
a very noisy place
plunked
to throw or place heavily or abruptly
primly
precise or proper to the point of affectation
proverbial
widely referred to, as if the subject of a proverb; famous
pudgy
short and fat
thrashed
to beat with or as if with a flail, especially as a punishment
abruptly
coming or happening suddenly without warning
clabber
Sour, curdled milk. Also called thick milk.
consolation
the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
conspicuous
easy to see
distribution
Division into categories; classification; something distributed; an allotment
exhilaration
the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
grudgingly
in a grudging manner; Reluctant; unwilling
intoxicated
stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors";
Narnia
a fantasy place from a book, the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
ominously
of or like a bad omen, threatening
reassessing
revising or renewing one's assessment (re-evaluate)
repulsive
causing repugnance or aversion; disgusting
retreating
moving back or away
roused
to arouse from slumber (sleep), apathy, or depression
rumpus
a noisy clamor
sarcasm
a form of with that is marked by the use of sarcastic language and is intended to make its victim the butt of contempt or ridicule
siege
the surrounding and blockading of a city, town, or fortress by an army attempting to capture it
sulked
to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment
swooshed
to move or make a rushing sound
vigorously
with vigor; in a vigorous manner; Strong, energetic, and active in mind or body; robust
alcove
a small, recessed section of a room
annoyance
the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
betrayed
to be false or disloyal
consolidated
to unit into one system or whole
crimson
a deep to vivid purplish red to vivid red
distracted
having the attention diverted
dumbfounded
to fill with astonishment and perplexity
exiled
to send into exile; banish
moony
Of or suggestive of the moon or moonlight; dreamy in mood or nature; absent-minded
obsessed
To have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic
parapets
a wall of earth or stone to protect soldiers
prey
an animal hunted or caught for food
regicide
the killing of a king
reluctant
not willing
roam
to go from place to place aimlessly
smirked
to simle in an affected manner
snickered
to laugh in a mean way
speculation
to meditate on or ponder a subject
splurged
a showy display
surplus
extra amount
tangle
to make or become very curled and tangled
tolerated
to allow to be done or exist
vile
of little worth or account
canopy
an overhanging
clambered
to climb awkwardly
complacent
self-satisfied
conspiring
to agree secretly on unlawful or wrongful acts
discern
to detect with the eyes
dread
to be very afraid
earnest
marked by or showing deep sincerity or seriousness
flank
a lateral part or side
flounce
to move in a lively or bouncy manner
garbled
to mix up or distort to such an extent as to make misleading or incomprehensible
idly
to pass time without working or while avoiding work
intently
with strained or eager attention; "listened intently"; "stood watching intently"
muffled
To wrap up, as in a blanket or shawl, for warmth, protection, or secrecy; OR To make vague or obscure
obliged
To make indebted or grateful; To do a service or favor for
prissy
being prim or finicky
raveled
To tangle or complicate
repented
to feel sorry for a wrong action and determine to do what is right
sodden
dull or lacking in expression
spectacle
A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale
sporadically
happening from time to time
squinched
to squeeze, pinch, or draw together
suppress
to put down by force or power
vanquished
to overcome or defeat; conquer
wheedling
to coax or flatter into doing something
assuring
giving confidence
chaos
A condition or place of great disorder or confusion
constricting
hindering freedom of movement
cremated
To incinerate (a corpse).
doused
To wet thoroughly; drench;To put out (a light or fire); extinguish
dredging
To come up with; unearth
objection
A ground, reason, or cause for expressing opposition
relentlessly
in a relentless manner; Steady and persistent; unremitting
retrieved
To bring back again; revive or restore
riot
A wild or turbulent disturbance created by a large number of people
traitorous
Having the character of a traitor; disloyal