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defy

to refuse or resist openly

protest

to show opposition through action or words

superstition

belief in supernatural events or beings

beckon

signal with the hands or nod

idly

Not working or active; without purpose

careened

To lean to one side while in motion.

reluctant

Not wanting to do something; unwilling

beseech

to ask; to beg

resolute

Bold, determined; firm

curt

rude or abrupt

habitation

housing that someone is living in

hordes

A large group

zeal

passion, excitement

sporadic

occasional, not regular

competent

having the ability to do something

infiltrate

to enter secretly

propaganda

Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.

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