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Loped
To run with long strides
Transfixed
Motionless with amazement or terror
Corralled
To be closed in
Untamable
Unable to be brought under control
Insurgency
A rebellion against authority
Skulked
Moved about stealthily or without being noticed
Magnum opus
The single greatest work, usually of an artist or composer
Resilient
Able to recover quickly
Optimism
A tendency to expect a positive outcome
Surreptitious
Done in secret
Eugenics
The study of attempting to improve the human race by encouraging those with desirable traits to reproduce and discouraging those with undesirable traits from reproducing, sometimes through sterilization
Loped
To run with long strides
Transfixed
Motionless with amazement or terror
Corralled
To be closed in
Untamable
Unable to be brought under control
Insurgency
A rebellion against authority
Skulked
Moved about stealthily or without being noticed
Magnum opus
The single greatest work, usually of an artist or composer
Resilient
Able to recover quickly
Optimism
A tendency to expect a positive outcome
Surreptitious
Done in secret
Eugenics
The study of attempting to improve the human race by encouraging those with desirable traits to reproduce and discouraging those with undesirable traits from reproducing, sometimes through sterilization
rehabilitation
the process of being restored to useful life
incipient
beginning to exist or appear
restiveness
the feeling of being uneasily impatient under restriction or control
obliterating
eliminating
biomechanical
the mechanics of a part of the body
disillusioned
disappointed, dissatisfied
touted
promoted or talked-up
routed
defeated or overpowered
prodigy
a genius
barn burner
an exciting event
plundering
robbing or stealing by force
coltish
playful
prodigious
wonderful, amazing
surreal
strange or dreamlike
penultimate
second to last
ardent
eager and enthusiastic
ruse
something done to trick someone
superlative
excellent, unmatched
unmoored
unhinged, to be released from something that grounds someone or something (relates to a boat being released from a mooring)
bombardier
someone who releases bombs from an aircraft
onslaught
an overwhelming and fierce attack
recessive
suppressed and quiet
abrasive
rough and brusque
bonhomie
friendliness, kindness
cheek by jowl
side by side, close together