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avalanche

a fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rick, down a mountainside

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blunderbuss

a short musket of wide bore and flaring muzzle

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blush

to become red in the face, as from emparrassment

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brazen

marked by flagrant and insolent audacity

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budge

to move or stir slightly

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clutch

to grasp and hold tightly

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coma

a state of deep unconsciousness

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concoction

something made by combining various ingredients

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console

to allay the sorrow or grief of

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decade

a period of ten years

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demoniac - n.

person supposedly possessed by demons

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dotage

senility; feeble and childish state

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drizzle

light rain

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habitual

usual; accustomed

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hackles

the erectile hairs along the back of the neck of an animal, especially of a dog

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hoarse

rough or grating in sound

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horizon

the apparent intersection of the earth and sky as seen by an observer

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inexorable

that cannot be influenced or moved by entreaty or persuation

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innuendo

an indirect, or subtle, usually derogatory implication

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lightsome

covered with or full of light

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maintain

to keep up or carry on

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procession

a group of person, vehicles, or objects moving along in an orderly manner

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punctuate

to stress or emphasize

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remnant

something left over; a remainder

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salvation

preservation or deliverance from destruction, difficulty, or evil

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scythe

an implement with long curved single-edged blade and a long bent handle, used for mowing or reaping

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sensation

a state of heightened interest or emotion

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sneer

a scornful facial expression characterized by a slight raising of one corner of the upper lip

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statue

form of a person or animal carved in wood, stone, etc.

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tension

mental, emotional, or nervous strain

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vendetta

a prolonged mutual enmity marked by bitter hostility and conflict

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wayfarer

one who travels, especially on foot

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wheeze

a hoarse whistling sound as from difficult breathing

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trumbril

a two-wheeled cart that can be tilted to dump a load