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China Coin Chapters 9-14

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squat
short
yammering
talking excessively
hooted
yelled
lopped
cut off
silhouette
filled-in outline of a shape
remission
a slowing in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
bleakly
without hope
feud
argument or disagreement
chaotic
extremely disorderly
din
loud noise
disowned
any connection is denied
"chink"
offensive terms for a person of Chinese descent
mutiny
rebellion
yawed
swerved off course momentarily
monotony
the quality of wearisome constancy and lack of variety
vacant
empty, unoccupied
pandemonium
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
turrets
tower-like projections
feebly
weakly
eddy
a small whirlpool
bastion
a fortified place, stronghold
impassive
having or revealing little emotion or sensibility
furtive
marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
decadent
marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
obstructing
blocking
blunder
an embarrassing mistake
weary
physically and mentally fatigued
bonnet
the hood of a car's trunk
copse
a dense growth of bushes or trees
offset
make up for
cadre
a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
embankment
a mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or support a roadway
corridor
an enclosed passageway
dispensary
clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed