English Feb 21

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Solemn
Grave, serious, somber
inept
without skill or aptitude; incompetent, clumsy
infest
to live to an unwanted degree or in a troublesome manner
summon
to call up on to do something specific; to call into action
vengeance
infliction of injury or harm for revenge
blotted
to darken, make dim; a spot or stain
haste
swiftness of motion; urgent need of quick action; a hurry or rush
brazen
shameless or impudent; bold
frank
direct and unreserved in speech, straightforward
staid
fixed, settled; a sedate character
marshal
to arrange in proper order; a military officer, police officer, etc
thwart
to opposed successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
unbridled
not controlled or restrained
ravaged
to work havoc upon, damage or mar
desolate
barren or laid waste, devastated, lonely
onslaught
an onset, assault, or attack
brooding
to think or worry persistently; a breed, species or group; preoccupied with depressing thoughts
reparations
the making of amends for wrong or injury done
devouring
to consume destructively; to eat up hungrily
carousing
to engage in a drunken revel