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Weary
very tired
worm
a small creature with a long, thin, soft body and no legs
resent
to feel angry because you have been forced to accept someone or something that you do not like
dupe
to trick somebody
dawn
to become known or obvious
piggy bank
a small container, often in a shape of a pig, used by children to keep money in
bin
a container for waste
self-righteous
believing that you are morally better than other people
receptacle
a container used for storing or putting objects in
wear off
If a feeling or the effect of something wears off, it gradually disappears
rinse sth out
quickly wash the inside of something with clean water
a trifle
slightly
streamline
to make an organization or process simpler and more effective
surreptitious
clandestine; stealthy
Sanctimonious
Making a hypocritical show of being morally superior to other people.
exasperation
irritation, frustration
crescendo
n. noise or music growing louder
sort sth out
successfully deal with sth, such as a problem, or difficult situation
furtively
doing sth secretly
climax
the most exciting and important part of sth
torment
make smb suffer or worry a lot
racked with
If someone is racked with pain or an emotion, they suffer a lot because of it
sway
control or influence
entrenched
firmly held
communal
belonging to or used by a group of people
viable
capable of working
strident
adj. harsh, grating
sinking feeling
a feeling that sth bad is going to happen
ingrained
deeply established; firmly rooted