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Chapter 17

aerial · occurring in the air

agape · wide open

anomaly · irregularity

aspire · seek to attain

bombastically · in an overblown manner

compensate · pay

convivial · enjoying food and company

coyly · playfully or coquettishly

effrontery · shameless boldness

engrossed · completely engaged

enigmatically · mysteriously

fitful · erratic or irregular

foray · excursion

grievous · serious or causing suffering

haphazard · random

harrowing · tormenting

indefatigably · without being tired

indolent · lazy

juxtaposed · next to one another

lethargic · sluggish or slow

mesmerized · spellbound or hypnotized

onerous · burdensome

rancor · bitter ill will

ravenous · very hungry

relegated · banished or assigned

renovated · revived

rescind · take back

somnolent · sleepy

strenuous · requiring energy

timorous · timid

uttered · spoken

vehemently · forcefully

veneer · superficial layer

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