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hanker after

to feel strong desire for something

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gaze

to look steadily at something

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yearn for

to have feeling of longing for something

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longing

a strong desire for something

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a bludgeon

a thick stick with a heavy end, used as a weapon

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to bludgeon

to hit someone with a heavy object

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scour

to do a thorough search for something

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to club

a thick stick with a heavy end, used as a weapon

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club

to hit someone with a club or similar object

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roost

(for birds) to congregate for rest or sleep

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a lift

a free ride in someone else's vehicle

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freshman

a first year university or college student

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squash

to squeeze something with force so it becomes flat or out of shape

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drag

to pull someone/something roughly

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gruesome

causing repulsion or horror; grisly

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landscape

all of the visible features of an area of land

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soggy

wet and soft

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rehearsal

a practice for a concert or other form of performance

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at any rate

regardless

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put your finger on it

to identify the main point

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assemble

to gather or people or things together; to put together the components of an object

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scarf

length of fabric worn around the neck

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jalopy

an old car in dilapidated condition

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ripped

having tears or holes

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queue

a line of people waiting to be attended

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reach

to stretch out an arm to get or take something

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shelf

a flat length of wood attached to a wall, normally used for books or decorations

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subdue

to overcome or quieten

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hearty

vigorous and cheerful

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nymph

a mythological female spirit inhabiting rivers, woods or other locations

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stalk

the stem of a herbaceous plant

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engrossing

holding your attention

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insipid

lacking vigor or interest

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formulaic

predictable

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riveting

holding your attention

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moving

evoking a strong emotional reaction

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touching

arousing feelings of sympathy, appreciation or gratitude

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check out

to investigate (something)

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jam-packed with

full of

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going strong

continuing to be good, popular or successful

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enlighten

to give someone insight or spiritual knowledge

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soul-searching

deep consideration of one's emotions or actions

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wildfire

a large, destructive fire that spreads quickly