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Tuberculosis

(3): An infectious disease that may affect almost all tissues of the body, especially the lungs

Bereft

(4): Deprived

Solace

(6): Something that gives comfort or relief

Exiled

(6): Prolonged separation

Entangled

(7): To be involved with

Muted

(7): Silent; lessen the intensity of

Reluctantly

(8): unwillingly; disinclined

Vaguely

(8): Not clear

Remote

(9): Secluded, isolated, hard to reach

Exerted

(9): To put forth

Gait

(9): A manner of walking stepping or running

Consumed

(9): To absorb; engross

Invalid

(9): An infirm or sickly person

Intoxicating

(10): To make enthusiastic, elate strongly, exhilarate

Verandah

(10): Large open porch usually roofed or partly enclosed

Linger

(11): To remain or stay in the same place longer than usual or expected

Ecstatic

(12): Feeling of great joy or delight

Strewed

(12): To cover or overspread with something

Lacquered

(12): To coat with a glossy resinous material

Disheveled

(12): Hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt

Awash

(16): Covered, filled, or crowded

Receptive

(17): Willing or inclined to receive suggestions or offers

Fruitless

(17): Useless, unproductive

Nuance

(20): A subtle difference or distinction; small details

Aloofness

(22): Indifference, shyness: being reserved and disinterested

Leprosy

(24): A disease characterized by ulcers of the skin and bone, leading to the loss of sensation, paralysis and deformation

Conviction

(24): Firmly held belief or opinion

Scrutiny

(24): Close, careful examination

Parched

(25): Extremely dry; thirsty

Exuberant

(26): Happy, excited or in high spirits

Incubating

(29): To develop or grow

Emerging

(32): To come forth into view or notice

Chameleon

(34): Changing person; able to adapt to different situations and environments

Resemblance

(35): A degree, kind or point of likeness, similarity to something

Halting

(35): Faulty, hesitating

Assurance

(35): A positive declaration intended to give confidence

Unaccustomed

(36): Not familiar or comfortable with because it doesn't happen often

Figment

(36): Something you imagine to be real

Captivated

(37): To attract or interest someone very much

Entrees

(37): Main dish of a meal

Assets

(38): Useful and desirable thing or quality

Flaunt

(38): To parade oneself or show of

Deter

(39): To prevent or discourage the occurrence of an action, as by means of fear or doubt

Elongated

(40): Extended or lengthened

Aback

(41): Surprised and disconcerted

Intrigued

(42): To arouse the curiosity and interest of

Afflicted

(43): Grievously affected especially by disease

Mesmerized

(44): To spellbind; enthrall: He could mesmerize an audience by the sheer force of his presence" Justin Kaplan.

Wiry

(49): Sinewy and lean: He had a wiry build.

Brusquely

(49): Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt.

Formalities

(50): An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.

Masked

(51): Latent or hidden, as a symptom or disease

Entombed

(52): To place in or as if in a tomb or grave.

Muster

(53): To call forth; summon up: mustering up her strength for the ordeal.

Audible

(53): That is heard or that can be heard.

Vivid

(55): Presented in clear and striking manner: a vivid account of the incident.

Infidelity

(55): Lack of fidelity or loyalty; An act of sexual unfaithfulness

Noncommittal

(57): Refusing commitment to a particular opinion or course of action; not revealing what one feels or thinks: "His face was the color of a freshly baked pork pie and as noncommittal" Thomas Pynchon.

Urgency

(57): A pressing necessity; the urgency of the call for help; pleading with urgency.

Repulse

(59): To cause repugnance or distaste in

Burlap

(62): A strong, coarsely woven cloth made of fibers of jute, flax, or hemp and used to make bags, to reinforce linoleum, and in interior decoration.

Remnants

(62): A surviving trace or vestige: a remnant of his past glory.

Depressions

(62): An area that is sunk below its surroundings; a hollow.

Crimson

(66): To make or become deeply or vividly red.

Prospect

(69): Something expected; a possibility.

Interjected

(75): To insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks"

Frantically

(76): Highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied: f

Matted

(76): Tangled in a dense mass: tried to push through the matted undergrowth.

Astounded

(76): To astonish and bewilder.

Indiscretion

(77): An indiscreet act or remark.

Fluidity

(77): Smooth and flowing; graceful: the fluid motion of a cat.

Permanence

(77): The quality or condition of being permanent; permanency.

Frivolous

(78): Unworthy of serious attention; trivial: a frivolous novel.

Temperament

(78): The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person: a nervous temperament.

Insight

(81): The capacity to discern the true nature of a situation; penetration; The act or outcome of grasping the inward or hidden nature of things or of perceiving in an intuitive manner.

Impeccably

(82): Having no flaws; perfect

Escalating

(83): To increase, enlarge, or intensify

Compromised

(84): To reduce the quality, value, or degree of something; Expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute

Precisely

(85): Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:

Integrity

(85): Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code

Ease

(85): The condition of being comfortable or relieved.

Carnage

(85): Massive slaughter, as in war; a massacre.

Exhausted

(86): To drain of resources or properties; deplete: To use up completely

Solemnly

(86): Deeply earnest, serious, and sober.

Pageantry

(87): Empty show; flashy display.

Dispel

(88): To rid one's mind of: managed to dispel my doubts.

Sauntered

(88): A leisurely walk or stroll

Intricately

(89): Having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

Deity

(89): The essential nature or condition of being a god; divinity.

Recuperate

(91): To return to health or strength; recover; To recover from financial loss.

Casualty

(92): One that is harmed or eliminated as a result of an action or a circumstance: The corner grocery was a casualty of the expanding supermarkets.

To

suit (92): To meet the requirements of; fit: This candidate does not suit our qualifications.

Ceased

(93): To put an end to; discontinue: The factory ceased production

Excruciating

(94): Very intense or extreme: wrote with excruciating precision.

Unassuming

(96): Exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest.

Subdued

(96): To quiet or bring under control by physical force or persuasion; make tractable.

Manicured

(97): To clip or trim evenly and closely

Pestilence

(98): A pernicious, evil influence or agent.

Futile

(100): Having no useful result.

Pensive

(105): Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful.

Intrusion

(105): An inappropriate or unwelcome addition.

Recounting

(105): To narrate the facts or particulars of.

Fatigue

(106): Physical or mental weariness resulting from exertion.

Novelty

(107): Something new and unusual; an innovation.

Relinquished

(107): To cease holding physically; release: relinquish a grip.

Exasperated

(108): To make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly.

Nirvana

(109): An ideal condition of rest, harmony, stability, or joy.

Reminiscent

(109): Tending to recall or suggest something in the past: an evening reminiscent of happier times.

Imploring

(110): To make an earnest appeal.

Deception

(111): A ruse; a trick.

Consumed

(122): To destroy totally; ravage: flames that consumed the house; a body consumed by cancer; To absorb; engross: consumed with jealousy.

Consoled

(122): To allay the sorrow or grief of.

Mishaps

(123): An unfortunate accident.

Embedded

(123): To cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole:

Devoid

(124): Completely lacking; destitute or empty: a novel devoid of wit and inventiveness.

Amidst

(125): Surrounded by; in the middle of.

Immaculate

(126): Free from stain or blemish; pure.

Faltered

(130): To operate or perform unsteadily or with a loss of effectiveness: The automobile engine faltered.

Unhampered

(131): Not slowed or blocked or interfered with; not subject to restraint

Conscious

(132): Having an awareness of one's environment and one's own existence, sensations, and thoughts; Mentally perceptive or alert; awake

Regally

(132): Magnificent; splendid.

Accomplice

(133): An associate in wrongdoing, especially one who aids or abets another in a criminal act, either as a principal or an accessory.

Betrothed

(134): A person to whom one is engaged to be married.

Resorted

(136): The act of turning to for aid or relief; recourse:

Susceptible

(136): Especially sensitive; highly impressionable.

Penance

(139): An act of self-mortification or devotion performed voluntarily to show sorrow for a sin or other wrongdoing.

Prefecture

(145): The district administered or governed by a high administrative official or chief officer

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