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an entrance; an antechamber, hall, or lobby next to the outer door of a building.
of imposing height.
complicated, and difficult to comprehend.
a grouping or arrangement.
a ravine or a deep open crack, especially one in a glacier.
derives from the French word meaning boredom or listlessness.
to defeat soundly in a battle or competition.
a boaster; someone who brags or boasts.
a glaring problem or defect.
strong or firm.
truthfulness, honesty, or accuracy.
stouthearted, brave, or courageous.
astute; wise; insightful; acutely intelligent.
consent; the reluctant acceptance of something without protest.
a union, a merger; the act of combining.
a set of documents containing information about a person or event; a file, a portfolio.
to seclude or set apart; separate for a special purpose; to take possession of and hold in custody.
to warn of a future event; to foreshadow.
to impose or to force oneself into a situation uninvited.
to cancel, draw back, or withdraw.
payment for an injury or damages; compensation.
briefness; short duration of time.
authenticity; the appearance of being true or real.
abrupt; brief and to the point
loyal, reliable, and hardworking.
attractive; charming, pleasing.
pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell.
attractive or tempting; alluring.
lacking flavor; dull and not at all stimulating.
obscene or inappropriate.
owing thanks; indebted.
nervous; easily frightened or timid.
eager to fight; hostile.
harsh and grating.
authorized and recognized; pertaining to a body of accepted rules, a general rule, or scientific law.
sympathized; to express or feel sympathy or pity.
taking a chance to gain advantage from.
something involving education, which has as its primary purpose to teach or instruct.
the quality of someone thin and frail.
something that is light in weight, thin, and translucent; quick.