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Undulating

Move with a wave like motion

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Aperture

Opening,hole,gap

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Languor

Lack of energy or vitality

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Sward

Grasy land,meadow

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Modulated

Varying in pitcher tone

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Extricate

To free or release

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Configuration

An arrangement of parts in a particular form

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Manufactory

Factory

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Qualm

Uneasy feeling

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Stagnant

Stole,foul from standing

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Squalling

Scream or cry loudly

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Skulk

To shirk duty , get out of something malingering

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Apparition

Anything that appears remarkable or startling

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Nondescript

Person or thing not notable

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Incongruous

Things that don't go together

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Tarry gaskin

Pants with tar

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Accoutrement

Clothing

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Volley

Firearms discharged at the same time

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Dysentery

Inflammatory disorder of lower intestinal tract,resulting in pain, fever, and diarrhea

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Abominable

Detestable, dreadful, atrocious

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Stockade

Defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds around a stronghold to strengthen it

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Paling

Picket fence

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Regiment

Army,legion,battalion

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Palisade

Fence,enclosure

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Priming

Readying,preparing,usually with guns;pumps

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Assailants

Attackers

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Acquiescence

Yielding,acceptance,submission

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Ricochet

Bounce,rebound

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Mainstay

Anchor, chief support

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Flourished

Grow vigorously,thrive

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Sentry

Guard,lookout

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Snuff

Smokeless tobacco inhaled through the nose

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Stiff

Potent,strong

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Placidly

In a quiet and peaceful manner

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Morass

Bog or marsh

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Cavalier

Scornful,disdainful

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Imprecations

Curses

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Resin

Sticky substance from certain trees

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Civility

Politeness,consideration

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Huzza

Cheer

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Impending

Looming,approaching,threatening

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Sailed

Rushed

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Recommence

Start again

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Escapade

Adventure,dangerous or risky

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Ascertain

To determine,to find out

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Foliage

Plant leaves

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Notion

Idea,whim,impulse

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Carousing

Engage in boisterous,drunken merrymaking

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Maneuver

Strategic or tactical military movement

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Dolefully

Sorrowfully

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Callous

Heartless,indifferent

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Phosphorescent

Emits light

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Reverberation

Echoes,sound reflections

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Infallibly

Certainly,not able to make mistakes

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Obscure

Unclear,indistinct

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Umber

Brown

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Foraging

Search for food or provisions

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Infernal

Extremely evil or cruel

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Elated

Excited,delighted,proud

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Smitten

Afflicted,struck with a heavy blow

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Haggard

Appear worn and exhausted

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Derision

Mockery,ridicule

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Pretext

Excuse,made up reason

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Estuary

Wide mouth of a River

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Dilapidation

In disrepair

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Disquietude

Uneasy,anxious

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Capsized

Overturned,tipped over

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Volition

A conscious choice or decision,will

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Desisted

Stopped

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Gall

Irritate,aggravate

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Ungainly

Clumsy,awkward

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Meddle

Interfere,tamper

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Circumspectly

Careful,prudent,aware of thugs around you

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Trifle Warily

A small amount;watchfully,on guard

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Infamous

Notorious,disgraceful