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survey

examine in detail

mausoleum

gloomy depressing room/tomb

surreptitiously

done secretly, sneakily

loquacious

overly talkative

utter

to speak, give audible expression to

usher

to escort people to a place

titter

to laugh nervously

jocose

given to joking

mortified

humiliated or shamed

proximity

nearness in place

quell

to stop by force or authority

garbed

dressed

distraught

deeply agitated; upset

somber

dark, dull, gloomy

formidable

causing fear or dread

perceptive

having understanding and insight

blousy

messy;dishevel in appearance; unkempt

tresses

long curls of hair

quail

shrink back in fear, cower

glower

look or stare at with dislike or anger

sentries

soldiers who stand guard

punctilious

exact in the smallest details, precise

mete

distribute or measure out

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