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Tawny

Having a brownish-orange color

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Sinewy

Having strong and lean muscles

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Formidable

Very powerful or strong deserving serious attention and respect

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Ebony

Hard, heavy wood that comes from tropical forest

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Chiffonier

A high narrow chest of draws

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Coddling

Excessive treating with care or kindness

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Inaccessible

Difficult or impossible to reach, approach,or understand

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Conspiratorially

In a way relating to a plot or cabal

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Careened

Sway side to side with out control

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Gloat

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

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Precariously

Not safe, steady, or strong

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Skittish

Easily frightened nervous, fearful about doing something

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Haughty

Having an attitude where one feels more important better or smarter than another

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Prevail

To defeat an opponent in contest

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Interject

To interrupt what someone els is saying with a comment, remark, etc...

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Wizened

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

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Emphatic

Said or done in a forceful or definite way

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Ransacked

To research a place for something in away that causes disorder or damage

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Patronize

To give money or support to something or someone

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Guttural

Formed or pronounced in the throat

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Warily

Cautiously or carefully

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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 or pleasure

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Verandas

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

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Malevolently

Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person