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lurch

an abrupt controlled movement

2

jostle

push, elbow, or bump against someone roughly

3

resign

accept that something undesirable cannot be avioded

4

invalided

remove from active service in the military due to injury or illness

5

leanto

a structure single pitched

6

fortitude

courage in pain or adversity

7

infinatesimal

extremely small

8

candid

truthful and straightforward

9

brusque

abrupt or offhand

10

beholden

owing thanks or having a duty to someone in return for help or a service

11

dogged

having or showing tenacity

12

jollify

to make merry

13

contempt

the feeling that a person or thing is worthless

14

beget

give rise to, bring about

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impend

be about to happen

16

discombobulation

to confuse or disconcert; upset

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stoic

a person who can endure pain or hardship

18

sheaf

any bundle, cluster, or collection

19

facility

an ability to do or learn something well and easily

20

diligent

having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work

21

consolation

comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment

22

invariably

in every case, or on every occasion

23

girded

surround, encircle

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augment

make something greater by adding to it