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presumptuous

oversteping due bounds; taking liberties

ornery

having an irritable disposition

pulsate

to throb or move rhythmically

conjure

to summon by or as if by invocation or incantation

precision

the quality or state of being exact, accurate, or definite

cowlick

a lock or tuft of hair growing in a different direction from the rest of the hair

impersonate

to assume or act the character of

magnitude

a great size or extent: spatial quality

pucker

to become wrinkled or constricted

scalded

to be burnt with or as if with hot liquid or steam; scorched

sanctuary

a consecrated place: the most sacred part of a religious building: the room in which general worship services are held; a place for worhip

agitate

to excite and often trouble the mind or feelings of

parsonage

the house provided by a church for its pastor

obliged

to put in one's debt by a favor or service; to constrain by physical, moral, or legal force or by the exigencies of circumstance

unperturbed

to not be disrupted in mind

decapitate

to cut off the head of

brazen

marked by contemptuous boldness

beseech

to beg for urgently or anxiously; to request earnestly

elusive

tending to evade grasp or pursuit; hard to comprehend or define; hard to isolate or identify

iridescent

having or exhibiting a lustrous rainbowlike play of color caused by differential refraction of light waves

sterile

falling to bear or incapable of producing fruit or spores

rearing

to erect by building; to bring to maturity or self-sufficiency usually though nurturing care

corrugate

to form or shape into wrinkles or folds or into alternating ridges and grooves

serenade

a complimentary vocal or instrumental performance

integrate

to form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole

parcel

to divide into parts: distribute

sedative

an agent or drug that calms, moderates, or tranquilizes nervousness or excitement

ricochet

to bounce or skip with or as if with a glancing rebound

jilted

to dop capriciously or unfeelingly

henceforth

from now on

consolation

the act or an instance of alleviating the grief, sense of loss, or the trouble of

fractured

damaged or destroyed as if by rupturing

deliberate

characterized by or resulting from careful and thorough consideration

cloister

a monastic establishment

extractor

one that draws forth, pulls, or takes out forcibly

deciduous

falling off or shedding seasonally or at a certain stage of development in the life cycle

excruciate

to inflict intense pain on

forage

to wander in search of food

dillydally

to waste time by loitering or delaying

skittish

lively or frisky in action; easily frightened; coy, bashful

confine

to hold within a location; to keep within limits

perpetual

continuing forever; everlasting

fidget

to move or act restlessly or nervously

array

a regular or imposing grouping or arrangement

configuration

relative arrangement of parts or elements

submerge

to put under water

stupefy

to make stupid, groggy, or insensible; astonish, astound

prod

to urge someone on

Bona Fide

made in good faith without fraud or deceit

poise

to hold supported or suspended without motion in a steady position

frenzy

a temporary madness

demoralize

to corrupt the morals of

lament

to express sorrow, mourning, or regret for often demonstratively

intent

the act or fact of intending; a usually clearly formulated or planned intention

quiver

to shake or move with a slight trembling motion

exert

to put forth as strength

contemplate

to view or consider with continued attention

handicraft

a manual skill

ignoramus

an utterly ignorant person; dunce

extradite

to obtain the surrender of an alleged criminal usually under the provisions of a treaty or statute by one authority as a state to another having jurisdiction to try the charge of

eternity

infinite time

infidel

one who is not a Christian or who opposes Christianity

heretic

a dissenter from established religious dogma

suffrage

a short intercessory prayer usually in a series; the right of voting

repast

something taken as food/meal

prosecution

the party by whom criminal proceedings are instituted or conducted

loathe

to dislike greatly and often with disgust or intolerance

dogma

something held as an established opinion

agnostic

a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality is unknown and probably unknowable

cynical

deeply distrustful

animosity

ill will or resentment tending toward active hostility

bias

an inclination of temperament; unreasoned judgment

commendable

worthy of confidence or notice

anguish

extreme pain, distress, or anxiety

nonchalance

the quality or state of having an air of easy unconcern or indifference

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