China Coin Chapters 9-14

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squat

short

yammering

talking excessively

hooted

yelled

lopped

cut off

silhouette

filled-in outline of a shape

remission

a slowing in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

bleakly

without hope

feud

argument or disagreement

chaotic

extremely disorderly

din

loud noise

disowned

any connection is denied

"chink"

offensive terms for a person of Chinese descent

mutiny

rebellion

yawed

swerved off course momentarily

monotony

the quality of wearisome constancy and lack of variety

vacant

empty, unoccupied

pandemonium

a state of extreme confusion and disorder

turrets

tower-like projections

feebly

weakly

eddy

a small whirlpool

bastion

a fortified place, stronghold

impassive

having or revealing little emotion or sensibility

furtive

marked by quiet and caution and secrecy

decadent

marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay

obstructing

blocking

blunder

an embarrassing mistake

weary

physically and mentally fatigued

bonnet

the hood of a car's trunk

copse

a dense growth of bushes or trees

offset

make up for

cadre

a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

embankment

a mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or support a roadway

corridor

an enclosed passageway

dispensary

clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed

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