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Bidden

bidn 1. past participle of bid

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Jowls

joul 1. the lower part of a person's or animal's cheek, esp. when it is fleshy or drooping.

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Tortuous

tôrCHo͞oəs 1. full of twists and turns.

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Bereft

biˈreft 1. deprived of or lacking something, esp. a nonmaterial asset.

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Fancier

fansēər 1. a connoisseur or enthusiast of something, esp. someone who has a special interest in or breeds a particular animal.

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Swaddle

swädl 1. wrap (someone, esp. a baby) in garments or cloth.

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Cavort

kəˈvôrt 1. jump or dance around excitedly.

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Flushed

fləSHt 1. (of a person's skin) red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion. 2. (of a person) excited or elated by something.

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Crystallize

kristəˌlīz 1. form or cause to form crystals.

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Peopled

pēpəl 1. (of a particular group of people) inhabit (an area or place).

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Thrum

THrəm 1. make a continuous rhythmic humming sound.

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Coy

koi 1. (esp. with reference to a woman) making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to be alluring.

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Dissent

diˈsent 1. hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed. 2. the expression or holding of opinions at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially held.

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Tinny

tinē 1. having a displeasingly thin, metallic sound.

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Clamored

klamər 1. (of a group of people) shout loudly and insistently.

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Forelock

fôrˌläk 1. a lock of hair growing just above the forehead.

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Prurient

pro͝orēənt 1. having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters

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Adagio

əˈdäjō 1. (esp. as a direction) in slow tempo. 2. a movement or composition marked to be played adagio.

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Chary

CHe(ə)rē 1. cautiously or suspiciously reluctant to do something.

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Atrophy

atrəfē 1. (of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the degeneration of cells, or become vestigial during evolution. 2. gradually decline in effectiveness or vigor due to underuse or neglect.

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Voluminous

vəˈlo͞omənəs 1. occupying or containing much space; large in volume, in particular.

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Gesticulate

jeˈstikyəˌlāt 1. use gestures, esp. dramatic ones, instead of speaking or to emphasize one's words.

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Officious

əˈfiSHəs 1. assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, esp. with regard to petty or trivial matters.

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Invective

inˈvektiv 1. insulting, abusive, or highly critical language.

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Glower

glouər 1. have an angry or sullen look on one's face; scowl. 2. an angry or sullen look.