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Jeremy Visick

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warily
cautiously, carefully, with hesitation
exaggerated
overdone, going beyond the truth in describing, estimating
bewildered
filled with uncertainty, confused, puzzled
shabby
old, not at best, faded or worn
anticipating
realizing a problem beforehand, to forsee and deal beforehand
scones
sodabread-like food, small kind of tea cake, quick baked bread biscuit
boisterousness
the quality or state of being noisy, rowdy, turbulent, silly
indignant
anger caused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean
ostentatious
attracting attention, fond of showing
ornately
decorated in a fancy way
defiantly
tendency to resist, go against
susbtantial
prosperous and important
opulent
having or showing much wealth
indulgent
to allow oneself pleasure
vicarage
Vicar's home
slipshod
very careless
somnolent
showing signs of not neing fully awake
raucous
being harsh or unpleasant
nocturnal
of, relating to, or occuring at night
exasperation
extreme annoyance
asperity
something making for hardship
enthusiasm
strong excitement and active interest
proprietorial
privately owned or managed
reverberated
to continue in or as if in a series of echoes
unerringly
making no error
sentinels
soldier standing guard at a passage, sentry
negligently
failing to take proper care of