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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

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Ebony

Hard, heavy wood that comes from tropical trees

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Chiffonier

High narrow chest of drawers

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Coddling

Treating someone with too much care or kindness

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Inaccessible

Difficult to understand

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Conspiratorially

Plot between two or more people

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Careened

To sway side to side

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Gloat

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

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Precariously

Not safe, strong, or steady

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Skittish

Nervous or fearful about doing something

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Haughty

Having or showing the insulting attitude of people who think they are better

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Prevail

To defeat an opponent

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Interject

To interrupt what someone is saying

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Wizened

To have become dry, shrunken, often because of old age

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Emphatic

Said or done in a forceful or definite way

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Ransacked

To have searched for something in a way that causes disorder or damage

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Patronize

To give money or support to someone or something

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Guttural

Formed or pronounced in the throat

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Warily

Showing complete trust in someone or something

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Proprietor

Person who owns a business or property

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Intermingled

Mixed together

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Snidely

Unkind or insulting in a indirect way

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Bland

No taste or color

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Promenading

To walk in a public place for pleasure

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Verandas

A porch

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Malevolently

Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person