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Atrocious
Very bad or unplesant
Blundering
A foolish or stupid mistake
Etiquette
Rules of proper conduct or behavior in dealing with other people; good manners
Gaudy
Bright and showy in a cheap way; not in good taste
Heedless
Not paying attention
Decapitate
To cut of the head of ;kill by beheading
Fervently
Strong feelings; intense
Notion
A general idea; a desire or whim
Ovation
Load or long applause or cheering by a crowd to show welcome or approval
Shambles
A place where there is much destruction or disorder
Antics
A playful or silly act
Convalescing
To get back health and strength after an illness
Deliberate
Carefully thought out and made or done on purpose; slow unhurried
Miraculously
Having to do with miracles; very remarkable
Spectacle
Something to look at especially an unusual sight or a grand public
Anticipate
To look forward to to expect
Exaggerate
To describe something as larger as or greater than it really is
Improvise
To compose or perform without preparation
Opportunity
A time that is right for doing something
Unruly
Badly behaved hard to control or keep in order not obedient or orderly
Appropriate
Suitable or right for the purpose
Diminish
To make of become smaller or less
Knack
A special talent or skill ability to do something easily
Linger
To be slow leaving or going away
Preserve
To refuse or give up despite difficulties
Affectionate
Gentle or loving
Arrogant
Showing to much pride in oneself
Deny
To say something that is not true or right
Procrastinate
To put off during something until a later time
Reimburse
To pay back or compensate (a person) for money spent or for losses or damages incurred
Accelerate
To speed up faster
Companion
A person who goes along with or spend time with each other
Decent
Proper and respectable
Decipher
To make out the meaning of something
Trivial
Of no little of importantance
Confidence
Strong belief or trust in someone or something reliance
Gracious
Kind polite and charming
Encourage
To give courage or hope to make feel more confidence
Loyalty
Faithfulness the condition of being loyal
Trustworthy
Deserving to be trusted reliable