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1

Great mental or physical suffering

Anguish

2

To horrify; to shock

Appalled

3

To move side-to-side in incontrollable manner

Careen

4

Very fearful; cowardly

Craven

5

Roundabout; not straight-forward

Devious

6

Troubled; anxious

Distraught

7

Unreasonably high

Exorbitant

8

Having or showing intense feeling

Fervent

9

Having an exhausted appearance

Haggard

10

Required

Compulsory

11

About to happen

Imminent

12

Domineering; arrogant

Imperiousness

13

Lazy

Indolent

14

Mysterious

Inscrutable

15

Bold in a reckless way

Insolent

16

Wild noise and disorder

Pandemonium

17

Insecure; based on unproven

Precarious

18

To say over and over again

Reiterate

19

Something given as a repayment

Retribution

20

Showing concern

Solicitous

21

Unharmed

Unscathed

22

Deserving respect due to age or dignity

Venerable

23

Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; impassive

Stolid

24

A long, flexible snout as of an elephant

Proboscis

25

A natural inclination

Proclivity

26

To fake or pretend

Feign

27

A feeling of thoughtful sadness

Melancholy

28

Through the senses rather than rational though

Intuitively

29

Working or spreading in a hidden or usually injurious or hurtful way

Insidious

30

Overabundance of words

Verbiage