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habitation

[n] house, apt., dwelling

depict

[adj.] show or represent through pictures or words

supine

[adj.] lying face upward (on one's back)

cordial

[adj] friendly, generous (of a host, esp)

peculiar

[adj.] unusual, strange

pacify

[v] to bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquillity; quiet; calm

lament

[verb] to express grief, sadness

musings

[n] deep thoughts

dispel

[v] to drive away; to cause to separate and go in different directions; to make disappear

harbinger

[n] something that indicates what is to come; forerunner; omen

agitation

[n] mental upset; feeling of great unease

utensils

[n] spoons, forks, knives, etc.

lucid

[adj.] easily understood; clear

facade

[n] front of a building

intelligible

[adj.] understandable

differentiate

[v] to become unlike or dissimilar; change in character

imminent

[adj.] about to happen

acuity

(n) a quick and penetrating intelligence

pacific

(adj) calm

admonish

(v) to warn, chastise

armor

(n) protective covering made of metal and used in combat

partition

(n) a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

perch

(v) to sit; (n) the place one -- esp. a bird-- sits

pitifully

(adv) sadly

girth

(n) the distance around a person's body

swatches

(n) small samples of fabric/paint color

gilt

(n) a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold

depict

(v) to show or represent with words or images

encase

(v) to close in something; to enfold

dismal

(adj) really bad set of circumstances; causing gloom or misery

supine

(adj) lying face upward

strenuous

(adj) requiring much energy or hard work

turmoil

(n) disturbance, big mess of things/emotions

torment

(n) intense feelings of suffering; extreme distress

intercourse

(n) communication between individuals

cordial

(adj) full of warmth and friendliness

diagnose

(v) subject to a medical analysis

harem

(n) a group of wives belonging to one man (usu. in an arabic country)

peculiar

(adj) strange or unusual

distress

(n) extreme physical or mental pain

utter

(v) to speak out loud

uniform

(adj) identical or consistent

mass

(n) a group/collection of coherent matter, usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size

midst

(n)the position of anything surrounded by other things or parts, or occurring in the middle of a period of time, course of action, etc

petticoats

(adj)of, pertaining to, or controlled by women; female; feminine

billowed

(v)to rise or roll in waves or surges; to bulge or swell out

hostile

(adj), used of attempts to buy or take control of a business

clenched

(adj)closed or squeezed together tightly

parlor

(n)a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax

refrained

(adj) held back from doing/saying s.t.

peer

(v) to look searchingly

excessive

(adj) beyond normal limits; too much

bearing

(n) the way a person holds him/herself or appears in public

nuisance

(n) a bothersome annoyance

diligently

(adv) full of hard, careful work

concentration

(n) a state of extreme attention to detail or intense focus

obligate

(v) to make s.o. feel duty-bound to do s.t.

jam

(v) to block passage through s.t.

clover

(n) a small plant that grows in grasses (sweet for sheep/cows)

situated

(adj) located

situated

(adj) located

admonish

(v) to warn; to scold; to caution (against s.t.)

enunciate

(v) to pronounce clearly

situate

(v) to put (something somewhere) firmly

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