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Panic
sudden overpowering fear

When I thought their was a test in english that I didn't study for I was overcome by panic.
Bleak
cold and harsh; gloomy and dreary

When the storm was over I went outside it looked very bleak out.
Stammered
said in a halting manner

When my friend was trying to tell our English teacher that she didn't do the homework she stammered in her explanation.
Territory
a sizable geographic area or region

When I was little and shared a room with my brother we tried to make a wall separating my territory and his territory.
Boxcar
an enclosed railway car used for transporting freight

The men loaded the produce into the boxcar to begin its long journey to Missouri.
Sophisticated
experienced in worldly ways

Denise was excitedly ready herself for her sophisticated night at the ball.
Aloofness
the state of being uninterested and unsympathetic

When Alice was being asked a series of questions, her aloofness was evident.
Elite
superior; top

The two men were part of an elite team of investigators on the case.
Resignedly
patiently accepting; in a unresisting way

Robin waited resignedly for the test results at the hospital.
Ember
a glowing piece of wood

We sat by the fire and watched as the glowing embers hypnotized us into a relaxed state.
Apprehensive
anxious or fearful; uneasy

We were apprehensive about going to the airport in such terrible weather.
Defiance
open, bold resistance to authority

The little toddler stomped his feet in defiance when he didn't get the toy truck he wanted.
Contemptuous
scornful; despising

As the two soccer teams entered the stadium, the glared at each other with sheer contemptuous intent.
Sheepish
acting embarrassed or ashamed

The girl was sheepish as she walked onto the stage for her speech.
Premonition
a feeling that something is about to occur

I had a premonition that it was going to rain all day Thursday.