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despondently
adv sadly, dejectedly
primly
adv formally, properly
defiantly
adv disobediently, rebelliously
erratic
adj not predictable or regular
treacherous
adj betraying somebody's trust
notorious
adj famous for something bad
refined
adj cultured and polite, sophisticated
disheartening
adj making somebody lose hope
unforeseen
adj not expected
intricately
adv containing many details that are combined in a skillful way
cursory
adj very quick
pygmy
adj belonging to a small breed
molted
v lost feathers, hair , or skin
reverie
n daydream
subconscious
n unconscious, hidden part of the mind
indistinct
adj unclear
racks
v makes a great effort to use all the resources of something such as the brain or the memory to the fullest extent
resolves
v makes a decision
pestilence
n serious disease
unearth
v dig something up
contemplate
v think about something seriously
inexplicably
adv mysteriously
gingerly
adv cautiously, delicately
plaintive
adj sad-sounding, mournful
relative
measured in comparison with something elase
extensively
adv in a thorough or lengthy manner
rapt
adj completely fascinated by something
intermittent
adj occurring at irregular intervals
tepid
adj unenthusiastic
nonchalantly
adv calmly and seeming unconcerned about things
entails
v involves
disembark
v get off a passenger vehicle
acute
adj sharp, extremely serious, severe, painful