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Irrationally

Without reason or understanding

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Sinuous

Graceful and agile; full of smooth bends and curves

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Assimilated

Absorbed; understood

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Embedded

Firmly and deeply surrounded

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Agony

Intense pain

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Assuage

To lessen the intensity of pain or discomfort; to calm

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Ominous

Creating a foreboding sense of evil

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Placidly

With a calm nature and appearance

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Anguish

Mental pain,discomfort,and anxiety

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Ecstatic

Feeling great pleasure or delight

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Wisp

Fragment; trace

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Permeated

Spread throughout; penetrated

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Injustice

Unfair treatment

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Expertise

Special skill or knowledge

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Trudged

Walked steady with effort

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Glum

Dreary; gloomy