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essential

most important; very necessary

appreciated

be grateful; thankful

altered

something has been changed

intervened

To came between in order to change a situation; to occur between

decent

someone who is good and fair

well-off

doing well financially

attractive

pleasing to the eye or mind

rambling

talk on and on without making much sense

prospect

n. something that is waited for, expected, or hoped for. v. to look in the ground for valuable metals like gold or silver

valet

An attendent who parks cars at a hotel

throttling

a lever to control speed

complication

a problem or difficulty that arises

gravely

a very serious manner

upshot

outcome; final result

leisure

free time not taken up by work

disinterested

to have no interest in something

scornfully

expressing something in a way that shows dislike or disrespect

devotedly

showing great love and affection

absurdly

ridiculously

endangering

putting in danger

gloomy

depressingly dark

sullen

silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment; slow moving, sluggish

savage

A wild and uncivilized human being

unwarranted

unjustified OR inexcusable, uncalled for

abuse

physical or emotional harm to someone

endurance

the ability to remain strong or patient even though you feel pain or have problems

revelation

sudden rush of understanding

sobering

making you feel serious and think carefully

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