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untenanted

having no one living in

mackintosh

a long raincoat

wiry

strong and rough

uncomprehendingly

showing an inability to understand something

hysteria

panic, frenzy

acquitted

find free, set innocent

sangfroid

self-control

impious

sinful, wicked

giddy

dizzy

demeanor

outward appearance

pitiable

deserving pity

dank

damp and chilly

farce

a comedy

innocuous

harmless, safe

raucous

harsh, screeching

condone

to allow immoral behavior

reproach

to accuse

ampoule

a sealed glass container containing a liquid

perpetrator

someone who has committed a crime

vengeance

punishment inflicted for an injury or wrongdoing

forte

a specialty or talent

proxy

a substitute or stand in

indignant

irritated

marooned

abandoned

sedative

a sleeping pill

mirthless

reflecting irony

perjury

a lie told in court

larder

a pantry used for storing food

corroborate

to confirm or verify

indignation

anger, outrage

recrimination

accusation

alibi

a defense

heliographing

sending messages using a mirror and sunlight

tenacious

powerful

pall

cloud

iniquitous

being wicked, wicked behavior

exonerated

to relieve of responsibility or blame

reconnaissance

an observation of an area to gain information; spy;mole

dissentient

expression of different opinions

asphyxiation

choking; lack of oxygen

brusquely

short and abrupt

rancor

a deep seated ill will; grudge, bitterness

doggerel

a poem (not serious)

tabooed

to be forbidden from coming into contact

squall

sudden violent wind often with rain or snow

assent

the expression of approval or agreement

surreptitious

done, made, or acquired by stealth

sinister

unfavorable, unlucky; singularly evil or productive of evil

malevolent

having, showing, or arising from intense often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred

fraternize

to associate or mingle as brothers or on fraternal terms

cairngorm

a yellow or smoky-brown crystalline quartz

preposterous

absurd

desultory

lacking enthusiasm

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