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chisel
a metal wedge-shaped tol with a sharp edge, used to cut metal or wood; to cut or carve with a chisel
bob
quick dipping motion; to jerk up and down quickly; a short style of haircut; a buoyant object used in fishing; to cut short; to try to seize dangling objects with the mouth
glossy
having a smooth, shiny appearance; having a false or superficial appearance or manner; paper or metal having a shiny finish
habit
an act performed regularly, routine; addiction; clothes worn for a specific function (nun's habit, riding habit); to clothe
irk
to annoy, irritate
bombard
to attack with bombs, cannon fire or artillery; to assail, as with questions or ideas; to shoot radiation at; a primitive stone-throwing device (catapult)
sly
sneaky, devious; havine an air of secrecy; humorously artful, full of mischief
pitch
to throw; to set up; to throw in baseball with specified result; to establish the level or position of; to fall or plunge; to slope downward; quality of sound or note; thick, sticky material
stumble
to trip or lose balance while walking; to falter in speech or action; to come across accidentally
raspy
rough and grating; harsh
squawk
to give a harsh scream or call; to complain or protest loudly
shrill
a high piercing sound; displaying forcefulness or intensity, especially of emotion, often to an unpleasant degree
glacier
a very large accumulation of ice formed in cold regions, then moving very slowly into warmer regions