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The Monkey's Paw

a room for the reception and entertainment of visitors to one's home; living room parlour
to listen attentively; hear hark
having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable amiably
having or characterized by desire; desiring desirous
wet, spongy ground with soil composed mainly of decayed vegetable matter bog
a stream of water flowing with great rapidity and violence torrent
large in bodily size; stout; sturdy burly
red or reddish; ruddy rubicund
the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance; appearance visage
an offer or proposal proffered
a Muslim or Hindu religious ascetic or mendicant monk commonly considered a wonder-worker fakir
accustomed; used wont
browbeaten, bullied or intimidated by one's wife, girlfriend, etc. henpecked
having or showing an evil disposition; malevolent; malicious maligned
a small covering, usually ornamental, placed on the backs and arms of upholstered furniture to prevent wear or soiling; a tidy antimacassar
willingness to believe or trust too readily, especially without proper or adequate evidence; gullibility credulity
of or pertaining to an ape or monkey simian
characterized by avarice; greedy; covetous avaricious
a simultaneous or continuous discharge of firearms fusillade
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