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Indifferent

(ADJ) not interested or concerned about something (ADJ)neither good nor bad.

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Drone

(noun) a person who does work that is boring and not very important
(noun)a deep continuous sound

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Saunter

(verb) to walk in a slow relaxed manner without effort

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Disgruntled

( adj) angry or dissatisfied

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Baffle

(verb) to confuse someone completely

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Grimace

(noun) an ugly, twisted expression on a person’s face, usually to express pain or disgust
(verb) to make a grimace

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Dabble

(verb) to play or take part in an activity in a way that is not serious

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Accusatory

(adj.) expressing blame or accusing someone

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Demeanor

(noun) a person’s outward behavior or appearance

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Annihilate

(verb) to destroy something completely

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Devious

(adj.) willing to lie or trick people to get what one wants

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infer

(verb)to form an opinion or reach a conclusion based on evidence

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Inference

(noun) a conclusion or opinion formed based on fact or evidence

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. foreshadow

(verb)to give a suggestion or hint about something that has note happened yet.

The murder of Simon Glass is foreshadowed in the first paragraph of Shattering Glass, but the reader is left wondering how he died

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Clamorous

(adj.) marked by loud and insistent cries, full of noise

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Despondent

(adj.) very sad and without hope

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Concur

(verb) to agree with someone or something

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Barrage

(noun) a great amount of something that comes quickly and continuously

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Plod

(verb) to walk slowly with heavy steps; to progress or develop slowly

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Ostentatious

(adj.) excessively showy, displaying wealthy, knowledge, etc. in a way that is meant to attract attention, admiration, or jealousy

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Dignity

(noun) the quality of being worthy of honor and respect

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Deity

(noun) a god or goddess

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Cumbersome

(adj.) hard to handle or manage because of size or weight

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Subtle

(adj.) hard to notice or see, not obvious

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Glint

(verb) to shine in small, bright flashes ; (noun) a small flash of light

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Bewilderment

(noun) a state of mental confusion

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Bewilder

(verb) to confuse, perplex, or befuddle