Short Fiction 20 set

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hypnotize

to put into a sleep-like state

sparkle

to shine in small bright flashes

lackadaisical

idle, lazy; apathetic, indifferent

swagger

to walk around in a proud, showy manner; to boast in a loud manner

delectable

extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

dilatory

inclined to waste time and lag behind or be late

mesmerize

to attract strongly, as if with a magnet; to fascinate

flaxen

a pale yellow color; the color of straw; often used to describe blonde hair

aplomb

self-confidence

ambiguous

having more than one possible meaning

deception

A trick; an attempt to make someone believe something that is not true

doubt

uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something; lack of confidence

bland

lacking taste or flavor or tang

copacetic

fine; completely satisfactory; okay; cool

discombobulated

upset or confused

billow

to rise or swell like a wave on a large body of water; a flag might ______ in the breeze

ripple

a small wave or series of waves caused by a slight breeze or by an object dropping into a body of water

endemic

natural to or characteristic of a specific people or place

essential

absolutely necessary

anterior

position at the front (a human's nose, or the entire head, is an ______ position on the body)

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