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Portable

Compact, lightweight typewriter

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Wash slacks

Cotton pants that can be washed or dry-cleaned

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Convoluted

Turned in or wound up upon itself; coiled

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Improvised

Invented, composed, or done without preparing beforehand

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Taut

Tense, tight

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Spasmodic

Sudden, violent and temporary

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Deftness

The quality of being skillful and nimble

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Pent-up

Not expressed or released, held in

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Reveling

Taking great pleasure

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Unimpeded

Not obstructed

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Phenomena

Conditions or situations that can be known through the senses

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Pall

A covering that darkness or gloomingly conceals

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Ferocity

Extreme intensity

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Tentative

Uncertain

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Spawn

To bring forth

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Acquiesce

To consent without protest

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Wont

Accustomed

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Pious

Having genuine or pretended religious devotion

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Endeavor

A serious or strenuous attempt to accomplish something

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Languor

Weakness

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Reconciliation

A controversial settlement

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Succor

Help

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Pestilential

Harmful

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Harass

To bother or annoy repeatedly

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Makeshift

Suitable as a temporary substitute for the desired thing

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Vintage

Characterized by enduring appeal

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Decapitate

To cut off the head of

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Relic

An object that has survived decay, destruction, or the passage of time and is valued for its historic interest