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Acquiesced

Accepted; went along with

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Poaching

Hunting illegally

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Marauders

Raiders

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Exasperation

Annoyance

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Medley

Assortment or mixture

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Pious

Devoutly religious

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Condolences

Offerings of sympathy

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Interlopers

Those who trespass or intrude

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Endeavors

Efforts

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Draught

Drink

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Languor

Lack of energy

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Compact

Agreement

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Gabble

Jabber; talk fast or foolishly

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Reconciliation

Establishment of friendship or harmony

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Succor

Relief

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Pestilential

Injurious or deadly

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Cached

Hidden in a secure place

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Reminiscent

Reminding one

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Undistinguished

Not noticeable or different from surroundings

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Yearling

An animal one year old but not yet two

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Dispersed

Distributed or spread over wide area

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Minutely

Paying close attention to even small details

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Obliquely

On an angle or indirectly

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Precipitous

Very steep

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Bracken

A large coarse fern

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Infrared

Outside the visible spectrum

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Incandescent

Producing light by radiating hot visible light

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Fluorescent

Producing light by bombarding a glowing material with electrons

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Epicenter

The point of the earths surface directly above something. Usually the point directly above an earth quake

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Millennia

Thousands of years

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Prevalent

Commonly occurring

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Scourges

Causes of great pain or punishment

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Debris

Scattered remains or rubble

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Magnitude

Size greatness

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Pent up

Shut up or contained

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Wrested

Pulled

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Consolation

Comfort

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Disposition

Personality

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Brooked

Tolerated

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Wheeling

Turning sharply

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Placid

Still; tranquil; peaceful

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Apprehensive

Anxious; concerned about

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Clamor

Insistence and noise

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Garish

Strangely or brightly colored

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Confirmation

Agreement

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Stile

Steps set up for crossing a fence

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Headland

A high cliff that juts out over the sea

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Breakers

Waves that break on the shore

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Recounted

Told about

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Pallor

Paleness

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Laconic

Using so few words as to appear rude.

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Lumbering

Moving slowly and heavily

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Dawdling

Wasting time

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Rubicund

Healthy and reddish; ruddy

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Furtively

Secretly; sneakily

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Imperative

Necessary; not to be avoided or put off

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Fuselage

Body of a plane

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Paraffin

A waxy flammable substance

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Persistence

Not giving up

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Deft

Skillful