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Samurai's Garden Vocab

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emerging
to come forth into view or notice
audible
that is heard or that can be heard
barren
lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation; unproductive or results or gains; unprofitable
afflicted
grievously affected especially by disease
solace
something that gives comfort of relief
heartily
with great appetite or enjoyment
admist
surrounded by; in the middle of
assets
useful and desirable thing or quality
halting
faulty, hesitating
muster
to call forth; summon up
compromised
to reduce the quality, value, or degree of something; explose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
noncommittal
refusing commitment to a particular opinion or course of action; not revealing what one feels or thinks
rationed
to restrict to limited allotments, as during war time
solemnly
deeply earnest, serious, and sober
disheveled
hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt
precisely
exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct
carnage
massive slaughter, as in war; a massacre
escalating
to increase, enlarge, or intensify
receptive
willing or inclined to receive suggestions or offers
chameleon
changing person; able to dapt to different situations and environments
humane
chracterized by kindness, mercy, or compassion
stillborn
dead at birth
captivated
to attract or interest someone very much
entice
to attract by arousing hope or desire; lure
assurance
a positive declaration intended to give confidence
executed
to perform or carry out what is required by
unaccustomed
not familiar or comfortable with because it doesn't happen often
exhausted
to drain of resources or properties; deplete, to use up completely
imploring
to make an earnest appeal
finality
a final, conclusive, or decisive act or utterance
distinguished
characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent; dignified in conduct or appearance
dispel
to rid one's mind of
burlap
a strong, coarsely woven cloth made of fibers of jute, flax, or hemp and used to make bags, to reinforce linoleum, and in interior decoration
relieved
to free from pain, anxiety, or distress
tuberculosis
An infectious disease that may affect almost all tissues of the body, especially the lungs
interjected
to insert between other elements
assurance
a statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge
regally
magnificent; splendid
profusely
giving or given freely and abundantly; extravagant
resemblance
a degree, kind or point of likeness, similarity to something
penance
an act of self mortification or devotion performed voluntarily to show sorrow for a sin or other wrongdoing
entrees
main dish of a meal
indiscretion
an indiscreet act or remark
wiry
sinewy and lean
integrity
steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code
immaculate
free from stain or blemish; pure
flaunt
to parade oneself or show of
brusquely
abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt
nuance
a subtle difference or distinction; small details
reacquaint
cause to come to know personally anew
inquiring
to seek information by asking a quesetion
astounded
to astonish and bewilder
engrossed
to occupy exclusively; absorb
throng
a large group of people gathered or crowded clsely together; a multitude
incessant
continuing without interruption
futile
having no useful result
susceptible
especially sensitive; highly impressionable
ceased
to put an end to; discontinue
casualty
one that is harmed or eliminated as a result of an action or a circumstance
muted
silent; lessen the intensity of
antagonistic
opposing and contending against another; an adversary
aloofness
indifference, shyness: being reserved and disinterested
deity
thet essential nature or condition of being a god; divinity
elongated
extended or lengthened
sullen
gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent
temperament
the manner or thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person
convalescing
to return to health and strength after illness; recuperate
conviction
firmly held belief or opinion
accomplice
an associate in wrongdoing, especially one who aids or abets another in a criminal act, either as a principal or an accessory
leprosy
a disease characterized by ulcers of the skin and bone, leading to the loss of sensation, paralysis and deformation
refrained
to hold oneself back; forbeaer
resin
any of numerous clear to translucent yellow or brown, solid or semisolid, viscous substances of plant origin, such as copal, rosin, and amber, used principally in lacquers, varnishes, inks, adhesives, synthetic plastic, and pharmaceuticals
subdued
to quiet or bring under control by physical force or persuation; make tractable
pensive
deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful
lacquered
to coat with a glossy resinous material
depressions
an area that is sunk below its surroundings; a hollow
foresee
to see or know beforehand
enriched
to make fuller, more meaningful, or rewarding
suspended
to cause to stop for a period; interrupt
reliable
capable of being relied on; dependable
irrevocably
impossible to retract or revoke (to void or annul by recalling, withdrawing, or reversing) an irrevoable decision
religiously
with extreme conscientiousness
abundance
a great or plentiful amount
flamboyant
highly elaborate; ornate
remote
secluded, isolated, hard to reach
relevance
pertinence to the matter at hand
protruded
to jut out; project
purge
to remove (impurities and other elements) by or as if by cleansing
prospect
something expected; a possiblity
relinquished
to cease holding physically; release
scrutiny
close, careful examination
reluctantly
unwillingly; disinclined
aglow
in a glow; glowing
pilgrimage
a long journey or search, especially one of exalted purpose or moral significance
prefecture
the district administered or governed by a high administrative official or chief officer
indifference
the state or quality of having no particular interest or concern; apathetic
ease
the condition of being comfortable or relieved
to suit
to meet the requirements of; fit
consumed
to absorb; engross
blandly
characterized by a moderate, unperturbed, or tranquil quality
descended
to move from a higher to a lower place; come or go down
anesthetized
to induce total or partial loss of sensation, especially tactile sensibility in
embedded
to cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole
exuberant
happy, excited or in high spirits
tranquil
free from anxiety, tension, or restlessness; composed
devoid
completely lacking; destitute or empty
gait
a manner of walking stepping or running
intricately
having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate
anticipated
to feel or realize beforehand; foresee; to look forward to, especially with pleasure
invalid
an infirm or sickly person
permanence
the quality or condition of being permanent
exasperated
to make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly
mishaps
an unfortunate accident
vaguely
not clear
reminiscent
tending to recall or suggest something in the past
milled
to move around in churning confusion
crimson
to make or become deeply or vividly red
unassuming
exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest
intrusion
an inappropriate or unwelcome addition
pestilence
a pernicious, evil influence or agent
infidelity
lakc of fidelity or loyalty; an act of sexual unfaithfulness
strewed
to cover or overspread with somethign
deception
a ruse; a trick
submerged
remaining under water
insight
the capacity to discern the true nature of a situation; penetration; the act or outcome of grasping the inward or hidden nature of things or of perceiving in an intuitive manner
frantically
highly excited with strong emotion or trustration
consumed
to destroy totally; ravage; to absorb; engross
recounting
to narrate the facts of particulars of
incubating
to develop or grow
faltered
to operate or perform unsteadily or with a loss of effectiveness
endured
to bear with tolerance
excruciating
very intense or extreme
awash
covered, filled, or crowded
manicured
to clip or trim evenly and closely
meticulously
extremely careful and precise; extremely or excessively concerned with details
impeccably
having no flaws; perfect
chiding
to scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand
fluidity
smooth and flowing; graceful
betrothed
a person to whom one is engaged to be married
exerted
to put forth
resorted
the act of turning to for aid or relief; recourse
sporadic
occuring at irregular intervals; having no pattern or order in time
bombardment
to attack with bombs, shells or missiles; to assail persistantly
fatigue
physical or mental weariness resulting from exertion
exiled
prolonged separation
intently
frimly fixed; concentrated
bereft
deprived
humility
the quality or condition of being humble
deter
to prevent or discourage the occurrence of an action, as by means of fear or doubt
obligatory
of the nature of an obligation; required
intervals
the amount of time between two specified instants, events, or states
remnants
a surviving trace or vestige
saturated
soaked with moisture, drenched
homely
not attractive or good looking; lacking elegance or refinement; of a simple or unpretentious nature; plain
essentials
something fundamental; something necessary or indispensable
matted
tangled in a dense mass
spectator
an observer of an event
entombed
to place in or as if in a tomb or grave
verandah
large open porch usually roofed or partly enclosed
nirvana
an ideal condition of rest, harmony, stability, or joy
despair
to be overcome by a sense of futility or defeat
sauntered
a leisurely walk or stroll
mesmerized
to spellbind; enthrall
recuperate
to return to health or strength; recover; to recover from financial loss
conscious
having an awareness of one's environment and one's own existance, sensations and thoughts; mentally perceptive or alert; awake
aback
surprised and disconcerted
frivolous
unworthy of serious attention; trivial
cue
a signal, such as a word or action, used to prompt another event in a performance, such as an actor's speech or entrance, a change in lighting, or a sound effect
menacing
a possible danger; a threat
entirety
the entire amount or extent; the whole
vivid
presented in clear and strikign manner
loomed
to come into view as a massive, distorted, or indistinct image
parched
extremely dry; thirsty
evident
easily seen or understood, obvious
sanctuary
a place of refuge or asylum
paled
to decrease in relative importance
relatively
in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
masked
latent or hidden, as a symptom or disease
unhampered
not slowed or blocked or interfered with; not subject ot restraing
repulse
to cause repugnance or distaste in
linger
to remain or stay in the same place longer than usual or expected
restraint
an influence that inhibits or restrains; a limitation
fruitless
useless, unproductive
intrigued
to arouse the curiosity and interest of
ecstatic
feeling of great joy or delight
pageantry
empty show; flashy display
reverie
a state of abstracted musing; daydreaming
sensation
an indefinite generalized body feeling
keenly
having or marked by intellectual quickness and acuity (perception)
mingled
to mix or bring together in combination, usually without loss of individual characteristics; to join or take part with others
melodius
containing a pleasing succession of sounds; tuneful; agreeable to hear
intimate
marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity; very personal; private
reverted
turned back; reversed
formalities
an established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum
urgency
a pressing necessity; the urgency of the call for help; pleading with urgency
intoxicating
to make enthusiastic, elate strongly, exhilarate
figment
something you imagine to be real
consoled
to allay the sorrow or grief of
entangled
to be involved with
novelty
something new and unusual; an innovation

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