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Diesdrear vocabulary

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Bemused lost in thought; preoccupied
Chicory a composite plant, Cichorium intybus, having bright-blue flower heads and toothed oblong leaves, cultivated as a salad plant and for its root, which is used roasted and ground as a substitute for or additive to coffee. Compare endive
Garret an attic, usually a small, wretched one
Crest Fallen dejected; dispirited; discouraged
Vestibule a passage, hall, or antechamber between the outer door and the interior parts of a house or building
Bellows a device for producing a strong current of air, consisting of a chamber that can be expanded to draw in air through a valve and contracted to expel it through a tube
Specter a visible incorporeal spirit, especially one of a terrifying nature; ghost; phantom; apparition.
Hoecake an unleavened cake made with flour or corn meal: originally baked on a hoe but now usually cooked on a griddle.
cloven a past participle of cleave
apaque not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through.
flourish to be in a vigorous state; thrive: a period in which art flourished.
hypothermic Pathology . subnormal body temperature
spry active; nimble; agile; energetic; brisk.
sprew Thrush
resin any of a class of nonvolatile, solid or semisolid organic substances, as copal or mastic
gable the portion of the front or side of a building enclosed by or masking the end of a pitched roof.
gyrfalcon a large falcon, Falco rusticolus, of arctic and subarctic regions, having white, gray, or blackish color phases: now greatly reduced in number.
bough A branch of a tree
agile quick and well-coordinated in movement
peeved annoyed
whittle to cut, trim, or shape (a stick, piece of wood, etc.) by carving off bits with a knife
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