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apparition
(n) a ghost or phantom;
something startling or unusual that suddenly appears
strongbox
(n) very strong box or chest equipped with a lock, used for storing money, jewelry, and other valuables;
a safe
brooch
(n) an ornamental pin fastened with a clasp
glower
(v) to stare threateningly or angrily;
scowl
manure
(n) animal waste or droppings used to enrich the soil; fertilizer
fidget
(v) to move about restlessly; make nervous movements;
be uneasy
grimace
(n) a twisting or distortion of the face especially to show pain, disgust, or disapproval
orphanage
(n) a place for the care and guidance of children without parents
ferocious
(adj) savage or fierce
derringer
(n) a pocket pistol with a short barrel of large caliber
butcher
(n) a person whose job is killing animals and preparing their meat for food;
a person who cuts and sells meat;
person who kills men or animals needlessly
furl
(v) to roll up and fasten to a spar or poll

ex: as one would furl an umbrella when dry for storage
ceramic
(adj) relating to pottery and the making of pottery;
consisting of fired or baked clay or a similar material
modest
(adj) simple; not grand or showy;
not boastful or vain of one's own worth; unassuming;
moderate; not extreme;
what is proper or suitable
distort
(v) to change the shape of; twist;
to twist the original meaning of; misrepresent