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gorge
A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification An instance of gluttonous eating
A mass obstructing a narrow passage
recede
to move back or away from a limit
corps
A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction:
slothful
Disinclined to work or excertion; lazy
surrender
To relinquish possesion or control over another because of demand or compulsion; To give up or abandon
pummel
To beat as with the fists
climate
A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions
extinct
No longer existing or living
contempt
The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base or worthless; scorn
asylum
a place offering protection or safety: An institution for the care of people, especially those with mental impairments who require special assistance
gruff
Hoarse or harsh; Brusque or stern in manner or appearance
temperament
The manner of thinking, behaving or reacting characteristic of a specific person. ; disposition
pry
To raise, move or force open with a lever: To obtain with effort or difficulty
knoll
A small rounded hill; hillock
To ring mournfully; knell
boycott
Refusing to buy in order to force a change
fray
To wear away: To strain; chafe
recede
to move back or away from a limit
vim
liveliness and energy ; enthusiasm
defunct
Having ceased to exist or live
defiant
Boldly resisting:
vim
liveliness and energy ; enthusiasm
yield
To produce or give forth by a natural process
surly
Ill humored; gruff; sullen
waver
To move unsteadily back and forth
ramshackle
So poorly made that disentegration is likely; rickety
aghast
shocked or horrified
falter
To be unsteady in purpose or action, as from a loss of courage or confidence:waver; hesitate