Among the Hidden Ch.13-17

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telepathy
the ability to read another's thoughts or to communicate by thinking
sanctuary
a shelter; a place of safety, protection,or relief
pristine
pure, uncorrupted, clean
competent
having suitable or sufficient skill, knowledge, experience
winced
draw back slightly, twisting the face, as in pain or alarm
rumpled
wrinkled, untidy, crinckled
bribery
giving money to government or person in authority in order to get what you want
propaganda
what a government creates and distributes to help spread certain beliefs
defiantly
acting with resistance and opposition
contrast
to show differences when compared
infiltrator
one who spies on the enemy from within enemy lines
botching
to spoil by poor work; bungle
congealed
to change from a fluid to a solid state
gaped
stared with the mouth open, as in wonder or surprise
nonchalantly
in a carefree and casual manner
flippantly
casually, no big deal, whatever
transactions
exchanges within an organization
incompetent
not capable; not well qualified
distributed
spread out or scattered about or divided up
humbly
in a gentle and reserved manner, modest