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unvanquished

undefeated-unconcered

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microsecond

one 1000000th of a second

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mainstream

belonging to a widely accepted group

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fiend

some one extremely addicted

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hunkering

crouching down

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humanoid

having human like charcteristics

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bulkhead

an outside door over a stairway leading to a cellar

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ornithopter

a wing flapping rubber band powered flying machine made with wood paper and a rubberband

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propulsion

the action or process of propelling

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sobriquet

nickname

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demeanor

behavior

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postulated

assumed with no proof

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fair

pleasantly equal

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quest

an adventure/expedition

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invincible

immune to every thing painful

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ignorance

lack of knowledge

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sophisticated

complex

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opiate

a drug

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massive

huge and big

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hulking

heavy

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offended

hurt feelings

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abide

put up with

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tenements

low rent apartments who barely meet minimum standards

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spastic

clumsy

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flinch

draw or shrink back from what is dangourous

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depleted

used up

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expel

drive away

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regurgitate

vomit

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swilling

drinking greedily

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strutting

walking with head up high

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cretin

mentally disabled person

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lack

imcompleteness

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archetype

prototype

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microsurgery

delicate magnified surgery

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artifact

manmade object or tool very valueable to history

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avarice

greed

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sucrose

sugar

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incision

cut

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divulged

made known

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bionic

having a robot part

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modification

change

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perspective

visible scene

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trajectory

path of a body

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converging

meeting at a point

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swaggering

walking in a defined manner

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nanosecond

one billionith of a second

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evasive

trying to avoid something

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confrontation

face to face

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albino

a person with pale skin, pinkish eyes, and very light hair

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vegetate

to do nothing