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ominous
adj. presaging ill fortune; threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
provision
noun the activity of supplying or providing something; a stipulated condition; a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms); the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening;
destitute
adj. poor enough to need help from others; completely wanting or lacking
Treadmill
nounInvented in 1818, this nasty device consisted of a metal cylinder with steps built on it so far apart that one had to step way up to catch the next one before the cylinder revolved around under one's feet, rather like a wheel in a hamster cage. Convicts were required to walk on the "word" six hours at a time.
furnish
verb provide or equip with furniture; provide with
multitude
noun the common people generally; a large gathering of people; a large indefinite number
facetious
adj. cleverly amusing in tone; not meant to be taken seriously or literally
gruff
adj. deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; brusque and surly and forbidding
rapture
noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; a state of elated bliss 1. The state of being transported by a lofty emotion; ecstasy. 2. An expression of ecstatic feeling. Often used in the plural. 3. The transporting of a person from one place to another, especially to heaven.
misanthropic
adj. hating mankind in general; believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
crackle
adj. having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, ; noun glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface; the sharp sound of snapping noises; verb to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks; make crunching noises; make a "wording" sound
Poulterer
noun a chicken retailer, who usually sold game, including hares (sometimes illegally poached)
pageant
noun an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes; a rich and spectacular ceremony
garret
noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
lusty
adj. endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health; vigorously passionate
purpose
noun the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; what something is used for; verb reach a decision; propose or intend
scant
adj.1. barely sufficient in amount or quantity; meager. 2. almost as much as indicated: a "word" cupful. 3. having an inadequate or limited supply (usu. fol. by of): "word" of breath.
mumble
noun a soft indistinct utterance; verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice; grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
regale
verb 1. To provide with great enjoyment; entertain. See Synonyms at amuse. 2. To entertain sumptuously with food and drink; provide a feast for.
tacit
adj. indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly
twinkling
noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)
beguile
verb attract; cause to be enamored; influence by slyness
lowering
adj. darkened by clouds; 1. dark and threatening: "word" skies. 2. frowning; scowling.