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jeer

making rude and mocking remarks

menacing

suggesting the presence of danger; threatening

berserk

person or animal out of control with anger or excitement; wild or frenzied

decoy

fake

fumigate

apply the fumes of certain chemicals to (an area) to disinfect it or to rid it of vermin

prominence

The state of being important

alcove

A recess, normally in the wall of a room or of a garden

encephalitis

inflammation of the brain, caused by allergic reaction or an infection

pesticide

a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms that could harm plants or animals

liable

legally answering

dilapidated

a building or object in a state of disrepair in result of age or neglect

surplus

more than what is needed or used; excess

scion

a young shoot or twig off a plant

billowing

move or flow outward with an undulating motion

deliberately

consciously and intentionally, on purpose

stench

a strong and very unpleasant smell

mutual

held in common by two or more people

despised

to feel contempt or deep disgust for

gesture

a movement of a part of the body to express an idea or meaning

compromise

an agreement or settlement of a dispute that is reached by both sides making concessions

frazzled

cause to feel completely exhausted; worn out

aneuysm

an excessive localized enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of an artery wall

trance

a half conscious state characterized by an absence of response due to external stimuli

deteriorate

become progressively worse

murky

dark and gloomy

mirage

something that appears real or possible but is not in fact so

pummeling

strike repeatedly

lurched

take an abrupt movement

demonic

fiercely energized

blackjack

a short, leather covered weapon that’s usually filled with lead

apparition

a ghostlike image of a person

conviction

a firmly held belief or opinion