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dormant

(adj) not active but capable of becoming active, not active but capable of becoming active

trek

(v)make a long and difficult journey

eerie

(adj) so strange as to inspire a feeling of fear, weird; mysterious; strange and frightening

ablaze

(adj) resembling flame in brilliance or color

adept

(n)someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

punctilious

(adj) marked by precise accordance with details

portal

(n) a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)

amble

walking at an easy unhurried pace; (V) walk slowly and aimlessly

myriad

(n) a large indefinite number

gaggle

(n)a flock of geese

otiose

(adj) disinclined to work or exertion

ingenuous

(adj) characterized by an inability to mask your feelings, innocent, simple; frank, sincere

puerile

(adj) childish; immature

evoke

(v) evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic

clamor

(n) a loud harsh or strident noise; (v)utter or proclaim insistently and noisily

trudge

(v) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

harass

(v) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks

loom

(v) appear very large or occupy a commanding position

fey

(adj) Magical

sagacious

(adj) wise

tedious

(adj) boring, long and tiresome

nestled

(adj) Settled snugly and comfortably

verdant

(adj) green with vegetation

shrilled

(v) to utter an loud piercing sound

insipid

(adj) lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating

waggish

(adj) humorous; mischievous; tricky

retort

(n; v)a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

meager

(adj) lacking in amount or quality

awry

(adv; adj) turned or twisted to one side

mane

(n) long hair, usually about horses

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