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Disgrace

Loss of respect, honor, or esteem; shame

2

Madras

A light cotton plaid fabric used for shirts, dresses and other clothing

3

Muttered

Spoke in low tones; grumbled

4

Reckless

careless; without caution

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Bawl

To cry or wail with great lust

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Quivering

Shaking uncontrollably

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Unfathomable

Impossible to understand; incomprehensible

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Savvy

To know; understand

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Roguishly

In playfully mischievous manner

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Winced

Drew back or tensed the body, as from pain or a blow; flinched

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Incredulous

Not inclined to believe; skeptical

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Nonchalantly

Unconcernedly; indifferently; unexcitedly: casually

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Scatterbrained

Incapable of serious connected thought

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Gallantly

In a brave, valiant, noble-minded or chivalrous way

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Aloofness

Disinterest; indifference; distant in feeling

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Ornery

Ugly or unpleasant in disposition or temper; stubborn

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Elite

Persons of the highest class

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Dumfounded

Struck with astonishment and surprise

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Cunning

Artfully subtle or shrewd; crafty; sly

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Unceasingly

Without stopping, continuing

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Apprehensive

Uneasy or fearful of something that might happen

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Defiance

Bold resistance to authority

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Contemptuously

Expressing disdain; scornfully

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Ruefully

Regretfully;feeling;, showing or expressing sorrow or pity

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Premonition

A for warning; A feeling of anxiety fro a future event

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Groggy

Dazed or weakened from lack of sleep

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Imploringly

Begging urgently or piteously

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Sullenly

In a manner that shows irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence

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Quavering

Quivering as from a weakness; trembling

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Eluded

Escaped understanding , perception or appreciation of