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Old Man and the Sea

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Treachery
Betrayal of a trust
Gaunt
Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Dispersed
Distributed
Imperceptible
Difficult to understand
Myriad
Too numerous to be counted
Humiliate
Cause to feel shame
Desperately
In intense despair
Commence
Take the first step, cause to start
Sustenance
A source of materials to nourish the body
Taut
Pulled tight
Conscientiously
With extreme conscientiousness
Interminable
Tiresomely long seemingly without end
Immune
Not affected by a given influence
Resolution
Finding a solution To a problem
Elegance
A refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Burnished
Made smooth by rubbing
Benevolent
Generous in providing aid to others
Ineffectual
Not producing an intended effect
Teeter
With a rocking motion
Surge
A sudden increase
Peril
A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
Grudgingly
In a grudging manner
Improvise
Perform without preparation
Coagulate
Transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass
Annul
annul by recalling or rescinding , declare invalid.