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essence
(n) that which makes a thing what it is; true inward nature
a perfume;
shanty
(n) flimsy, poorly made, small house; shack; hovel
anguish
(n) extreme suffering, especially of mind
reflex
(n) an involuntary movement, such as the beating of one's heart
sneer
(n) look of contempt or scorn made by slightly curling the upper lip
lunge
(v) a sudden forward movement; jump or leap forward, usually in order to strike or seize
squirm
(v) to twist about; writhe; wriggle
momentum
(n) a measure of the amount of force required to stop a moving body within a given time; a product of mass and velocity
forward motion
depict
(v) to show by a picture, sculpture, or in words; portray; describe
quantity
(n) amount;
any considerable amount;
the property of things that can be measured with a fixed standard, such as volume, length, or weight;
an amount or number
massive
(adj) solid and heavy; bulky
strong and imposing
conflagration
(n) a large and destructive fire
foyer
(n) lobby or entrance hall
hag
(n) ugly old woman
witch
quality
(n) that which makes a person or thing different from another; a characteristic
a certain taste, color, tone feeling, or other property
a degree of excellence; worth; value