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sooty

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; jet-black; jet; pitchy.
  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with soot
    • a sooty chimney

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waylay

  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; ambuscade.

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unrelieved

  • adjective satellite not lessened or diminished
    undiminished.
    • unrelieved suffering

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jocoseness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; humorousness; jocosity.

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unrelentingly

  • adverb in a relentless manner
    relentlessly.
    • he worked relentlessly

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reaper

  • noun someone who helps to gather the harvest
    harvester.
  • noun Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
    Grim Reaper.

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unremitting

  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    ceaseless; constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; incessant.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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fossores

(Zoöl.) A group of hymenopterous insects including the sand wasps. They excavate cells in earth, where they deposit their eggs, with the bodies of other insects for the food of the young when hatched. Written also Fossoria.

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preciously

  • adverb extremely
    precious.
    • there is precious little time left

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fandango

  • noun a provocative Spanish courtship dance in triple time; performed by a man and a woman playing castanets

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humorlessness

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indefinable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being precisely or readily described; not easily put into words
    undefinable.
    • an indefinable feeling of terror
    • an abstract concept that seems indefinable
  • adjective satellite defying expression or description
    indescribable; ineffable; untellable; unutterable; unspeakable.
    • indefinable yearnings
    • indescribable beauty
    • ineffable ecstasy
    • inexpressible anguish
    • unspeakable happiness
    • unutterable contempt
    • a thing of untellable splendor

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reaper

  • noun someone who helps to gather the harvest
    harvester.
  • noun Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
    Grim Reaper.

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forbiddingly

  • adverb in an unpleasant or menacing manner
    • it was forbiddingly dark in the corridor

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remorselessness

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uncharacteristically

  • adverb in uncharacteristic manner
    • he was uncharacteristically cool

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visaged

  • adjective satellite having a face or visage as specified
    • gloomy-visaged funeral directors

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depressingly

  • adverb in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

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visage

  • noun the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    smiler; physiognomy; mug; kisser; countenance; phiz.
  • noun the appearance conveyed by a person's face
    countenance.
    • a pleasant countenance
    • a stern visage

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fortalice

(Mil.) A small outwork of a fortification; a fortilage; -- called also fortelace.

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appallingly

  • adverb to an appalling extent
    • the prisoners were appallingly thin

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bulwark

  • noun an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
    rampart; wall.
    • they stormed the ramparts of the city
    • they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down
  • noun a fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural)

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unbearably

  • adverb to an unbearable degree
    • it was unbearably hot in the room

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jocosity

  • noun fun characterized by humor
    jocularity.
  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; jocoseness; humorousness.

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implacability

The quality or state of being implacable.

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unimaginably

  • adverb to an unimaginable extent
    unthinkably.

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visage

  • noun the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    smiler; physiognomy; mug; kisser; countenance; phiz.
  • noun the appearance conveyed by a person's face
    countenance.
    • a pleasant countenance
    • a stern visage

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outskirt

  • noun a part of the city far removed from the center
    fringe.
    • they built a factory on the outskirts of the city

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unspeakably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; indescribably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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bastille

  • noun a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution
  • noun a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)

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relentlessness

  • noun mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
    inexorableness; inexorability.
    • the relentlessness or their pursuit

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ghastly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; charnel.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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inexorability

  • noun mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
    relentlessness; inexorableness.
    • the relentlessness or their pursuit

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relentlessly

  • adverb in a relentless manner
    unrelentingly.
    • he worked relentlessly

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terrifying

  • adjective satellite causing extreme terror
    terrific.
    • a terrifying wail
  • verb fill with terror; frighten greatly
    terrorise; terrorize; terrify.

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pertness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; perkiness; impertinence; sauciness.
  • noun quality of being lively and confident
    • there was a pertness about her that attracted him

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mongrel

  • noun derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin
    bastard.
    • the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic
  • noun an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
    cur; mutt.

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phantasm

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; shadow.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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reminder

  • noun a message that helps you remember something
    • he ignored his wife's reminders
  • noun an experience that causes you to remember something

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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jocularity

  • noun a feeling facetious merriment
    jocundity.
  • noun fun characterized by humor
    jocosity.

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goblin

  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; hob.

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purposefulness

  • noun the quality of having a definite purpose
    sense of purpose.

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frighteningly

  • adverb in an alarming manner
    scarily.
    • the disturbing thing about the Minister's behavior is that far from being artificial, it too often rings frighteningly true

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pleasantry

  • noun an agreeable or amusing remark
    • they exchange pleasantries

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unutterably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unspeakably; indescribably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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reminder

  • noun a message that helps you remember something
    • he ignored his wife's reminders
  • noun an experience that causes you to remember something

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jailor

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.

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formidably

  • adverb in a formidable manner
    • the constant risk that attends the exchanges of human beings formidably armed

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foreboding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    boding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • noun an unfavorable omen

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starkly

  • adverb in a stark manner
    • He was starkly unable to achieve coherence
  • adverb in sharp outline or contrast
    • the black walls rose starkly from the snow

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foreboding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    boding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • noun an unfavorable omen

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spectre

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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taciturnity

  • noun the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary
    reticence; reserve.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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specter

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; spectre; shade; spook; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us

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cape

  • noun a strip of land projecting into a body of water
    ness.
  • noun a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
    mantle.

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specter

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; spectre; shade; spook; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us

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indescribably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; unspeakably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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chuckle

  • noun a soft partly suppressed laugh
    chortle.
  • verb laugh quietly or with restraint
    chortle; laugh softly.

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comically

  • adverb in a comical manner
    • the tone was comically desperate

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valerie

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decidedly

  • adverb without question and beyond doubt
    emphatically; in spades; unquestionably; by all odds; definitely.
    • it was decidedly too expensive
    • she told him off in spades
    • by all odds they should win

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spectre

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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trifle

  • noun a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    technicality; triviality.

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intentness

  • noun the quality of being intent and concentrated
    engrossment.
    • the intentness of his gaze

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unbelievably

  • adverb not easy to believe
    incredibly; implausibly; improbably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb in an unbelievable manner
    • he was unbelievably angry

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prognosis

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    forecast.
  • noun a prediction of the course of a disease
    prospect; medical prognosis.

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awfully

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; frightfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; dreadfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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prognostication

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prediction; foretelling.

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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stolidity

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.
  • noun an indifference to pleasure or pain
    stolidness; stoicism.

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phantom

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    fantasm; apparition; phantasma; shadow; phantasm.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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slog

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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comparably

  • adverb in a comparable manner or to a comparable degree
    • you will have to work comparably harder

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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suitably

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; appropriately; befittingly; fittingly.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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portent

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; prognostication; presage.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle

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implacable

  • adjective incapable of being placated
    • an implacable enemy

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doggedness

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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unusually

  • adverb to a remarkable degree or extent
    remarkably; unco; outstandingly.
    • she was unusually tall

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prognostication

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prediction; foretelling.

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impossibly

  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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starkness

  • noun the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
    absoluteness; utterness.
    • the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections
  • noun an extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
    bareness.
    • I was struck by the starkness of my father's room

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terribly

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; frightfully; awfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb in a terrible manner
    rottenly; abominably; awfully; atrociously; abysmally.
    • she sings terribly

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mirthfulness

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; gleefulness; glee; hilarity.

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predictably

  • adverb in a predictable manner or to a predictable degree
    • predictably, he did not like the news

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scowl

  • noun a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
    frown.
  • verb frown with displeasure

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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suggestiveness

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be

  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer
  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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horribly

  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    dreadfully; awfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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finality

  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    decisiveness; conclusiveness.
    • the finality of death

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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fatalism

  • noun a submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
  • noun a philosophical doctrine holding that all events are predetermined in advance for all time and human beings are powerless to change them

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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sentinel

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter.

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determinedly

  • adverb with determination; in a determined manner
    unfalteringly; unshakably.
    • he clung to the past determinedly
  • adverb with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner
    ambitiously.
    • she pursued her goals ambitiously

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irony

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    sarcasm; satire; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
  • noun incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs
    • the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated

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goblin

  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; hob.

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smile

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smiling; grin.
  • verb change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

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upstanding

  • adjective satellite meriting respect or esteem
    solid.
    • an upstanding member of the community

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grotesquerie

  • noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion
    grotesqueness; grotesquery.

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disturbingly

  • adverb in a disturbing manner
    • the details of the kidnaper's letter had sounded disturbingly convincing

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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exceedingly

  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; extremely; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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tenacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; pertinacity; persistence.

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undeniably

  • adverb to an undeniable degree or in an undeniable manner
    • she is undeniably the most gifted student in the class

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foretaste

  • noun an early limited awareness of something yet to occur

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equally

  • adverb to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    every bit; as.
    • they were equally beautiful
    • birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
    • sang as sweetly as a nightingale
    • he is every bit as mean as she is
  • adverb in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    evenly.
    • a class evenly divided between girls and boys
    • they split their winnings equally
    • deal equally with rich and poor

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foreshadowing

  • noun the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
    prefiguration; adumbration.
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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