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Jeer

to make fun of rudely or unkindly; a rude remark of derision

Palpable

able to be touched or felt

Anthem

a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)

Wheedle

to coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise

Apprehensive

mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

Nurturer

a person who cares for and encourages the growth or development of someone

Disposition

attitude or mood

Transgression

the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit

Prior

earlier, former

Confide

To trust someone with private or secret information

Fret

worry unnecessarily or excessively

Chastisement

a rebuke for making a mistake

Drone

an unchanging intonation

Regulated

controlled or governed according to rule or principle or law

Gravitate

be attracted to

Serene

calm and untroubled; peaceful

Chortle

a soft partly suppressed laugh

Commotion

a disorderly outburst or tumult

Hover

to remain in place over an object or location

Exuberant

Full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy

Infringe

(v.) to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds

Prestige

respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige

Retroactive

applying to events that are past

Crescendo

steadily increasing volume or force

Meticulously

very carefully and precisely

Integral

Necessary to complete something; essential

Tentatively

in an uncertain or hesitant way

Obsolete

out-of-date, no longer in use

Wryly

cleverly, often with ironic or grim humor

Hueless

without color

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