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scrounging

To get something that you need by searching, hunting, borrowing

subside

To become less, decrease

thicket

A thick patch of shrubs, bushes, or small trees

quality

High grade, superiority, excellence

eavesdrop

To listen to other people talk without letting them know

logical

Reasonable, to be expected

leery

Suspicious or mistrustful, wary

enchanting

Charming, captivating, to attract and delight, fascinating

aquaintance

A person you know but usually not a close friend

prophesy

To foretell or reveal, especially under divine inspiration

avalanche

Anything that comes suddenly and in large amounts

pagoda

A far eastern tower usually with roofs curving upward, several stories tall

gape

To stare in surprise, awe, or wonder, especially with the mouth open

luxury

Something expensive or hard to obtain; something with classiness or elegance rather than a necessity

furiously

With much noise, excitement, or activity; frantically

fidget

To move in a nervous or restless way

luscious

Having a delicious taste or smell

luscious

Having a delicious taste or smell

duduction

The process of finding an answer by using what is already known to be true

rubbish

Material that is thrown away or useless; garbage

insulate

Covered, lined, or separated with material that prevents or reduces the passage or leakage of heat

jinx

Someone or something that is believed to cause bad luck

salvage

To save or rescue something from harm or destruction

sublime

Exciting wonder, reverence, or the like; impressive

illustrious

Outstanding because of goodness or achievements; well-known; highly thought of; famous

encore

Something added to a performance after the audience asks for more

entomologist

A zoologist who studies insects

summit

The highest part; peak

ambling

Walking slowly; to go at a sluggish, easy pace; stroll

smidgin

A small amount; a very small quantity or portion; a little bit

analogy

A similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based