TEWWG vocab

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homage

respect or reverence paid or rendered

sullen

showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve; morose

wanton

done, shown, used, etc., maliciously or unjustifiably; deliberate and without motive or provocation; uncalled-for; headstrong

languish

to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade.

transient

not lasting, enduring, or permanent; transitory.

promontory

a high point of land or rock projecting into the sea or other water beyond the line of coast; a headland.

usurper

to seize and hold (a position, office, power, etc.) by force or without legal right

wallow

to flounder about; move along or proceed clumsily or with difficulty; to roll about or lie in water, snow, mud, dust, or the like, as for refreshment: Goats wallowed in the dust.

disconsolate

without consolation or solace; hopelessly unhappy; inconsolable

temerity

reckless boldness; rashness

inaudible

not audible; incapable of being heard

ostentatiously

characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others

dwindle

to become smaller and smaller; shrink; waste away

phosphorescent

exhibiting a luminous glow

transmutation

change into another nature, substance, form, or condition

desecrate

to divert from a sacred to a profane use or purpose

pugnacious

inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative

commiserate

to feel or express sorrow or sympathy for or to empathize with (pity)

lacerate

to tear roughly or mangle, to distress or torture mentally or emotionally (wound deeply)

pollinate

to convey pollen to the stigma of a flower

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