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rubescent
(adjective) becoming red, esp. blushing or flushing
askew
(adj., adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
dilated
(verb) enlarged, usually describing the pupils of the eyes.
balustrade
(noun) a railing supported by balusters, especially an ornamental parapet on a balcony, bridge, or terrace.
titillating
(adj) arousing mild sexual excitement or interest; salacious.
sullenness
gloominess; disagreeableness; sulkiness
peregrinations
(noun) a journey, especially a long or meandering one.
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