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Cordiality

Sincere affection and kindness

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Edification

An act or process of teaching that improves character and mind

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Gaped

Open widely

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Inquisitive

Tending to ask questions

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Mimosa

Tropical tree or shrub that has a small white or pink flowers that are balls

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Morbid

Relating to unpleasant subjects

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Placidly

Not easily upset or excited

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Protestant

A Christian who is not catholic or eastern church

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Pulpit

Raised platform where priest stands when giving service

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Quibbling

Arguing or complaining about small, unimportant things

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Tacit

Expressed or understood without being directly stated

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Collards

Cabbage related to kale

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Dismemberment

To cut or tear into pieces

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Eerily

Strange and mysterious

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Ensuing

To come at a later time

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Franklin stove

Metal heating stove resembling a fire place

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Kudzu

Fast growing Asian vine used for erosion control and is very invasive

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Lattice-work

Frame or structure made of crossed wood or metal strips

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Malignant

Very serious and dangerous

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Prowess

Great ability or skill

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Ramshackle

In a very bad condition and needing to be repaired

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Respiration

The act or process of breathing

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Rigid

Not able to bend easily

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Waning

To appear to become thinner or less dull

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Cleaved

To adhere firmly and closely

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Gnats

Small fly that bites people and animals

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Meditative

Very thoughtful

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Palate

The top part of the inside of your mouth

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Perpetual

Continuing forever or for a very long time without stopping

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Embalming

Treating a dead body with special chemicals to keep from decaying

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Rendered

To cause to be or become

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Vigil

An event or a period of time when a person or group stays in a place and quietly waits and prays

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Whittles

Large knife

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Aberrations

Something that is unusual or unexpected

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Azaleas

Type of bush that has colorful flowers that bloom in the spring

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Cannas

Any of a genus of tropical herbs with simple stems and large leave

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Caricatures

Drawing that makes someone look funny or foolish

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Cordial

Politely pleasant and friendly

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Flue

Channel or pipe in a chimney for carrying flame and smoke to outer air

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Meteorological

A science that deals with weather