Their Eyes Were Watching God (GFS)

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pugnacious

(adj) combative in nature; belligerent

dilate

(v) to open; widen; enlarge

monstropolis

(n) a monstrosity the size of city

sanctum

(n) a sacred, holy, or private place

dissolution

(n) decomposition; disintegration; extinction, termination; debauchery; indulgence in sexual pleasure

stolid

(n) immoveable; impassive, emotionless

pullet

(n) a chicken less than a year old

portly

(adj) plump; stout; corpulent; stately; majestic; imposing

boisterously

(adv) noisily; energetically, rudely; roughly

peeved

(adj) (past tense verb) annoyed; resentful; vexed; grieved

titter

(v) to laugh or giggle nervously

incorporate

(v) to unite or merge into a single legal body

cow

(v) to threaten, frighten, intimidate

temerity

(n) foolhardy disregard for danger; rashness

dolefully

(adv) expressing grief; mournfully

ornery

(adj) mean-spirited; disagreeable; cantankerous

fractious

(adj) inclined to make trouble; unruly; cranky

insensate

(adj) lacking sense, power, or reason; foolish; witless; unfeeling

groveling

(adj) servile; subservient; demeaned

dishevelment

(n) disorder; disarray (often in reference to hair or clothing)

quick-lime

(n) calcium oxide used for industrial purposes like manufacturing steel, paper and glass. Also used to slow the decay of bodies.

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