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Tawny

Having a brownish-orange color

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Sinewy

Having strong an lean muscles

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Formidable

Very powerful or strong

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Ebony

A hard, heavy wood that comes from tropical trees

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Chiffonier

A high narrow chest of drawers

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Coddling

To treat someone with too much care or kindness

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Inaccessible

Difficult or impossible to reach, approach, or understand

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Conspiratorially

Involving a secret plan by two or more people to do something that is harmful or illegal

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Careened

To sway from side to side without control

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Gloat

To show in an improper or selfish way that you are happy with your own success or another persons failure

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Precariously

Not safe, strong or steady

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Skittish

Easily frightened or excited

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Haughty

Blatantly and disdainfully proud

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Prevail

To defeat an opponent especially in a long or difficult contest

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Interject

To interrupt what someone else is saying

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Wizened

To become dry, shrunken, and wrinkled often as a result of aging or failing vitality

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Emphatic

Said or done in a forceful or definite way

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Ransacked

To search a place for something in a way that causes disorder or damage

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Patronize

To give money or support to someone ore something

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Guttural

Formed or pronounced in the throat

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Warily

Not having or showing complete trust in someone or something that could be dangerous or cause trouble

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Proprietor

A person who owns a business or property

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Intermingled

To mix together

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Snidely

Unkind or insulting in an indirect way

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Bland

Not interesting or exciting

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Promenading

To walk in a public place for pleasure

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Verandas

A long open structure on the outside of a building that has a roof

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Malevolently

Cruel or evil intent