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Thoughts and Reflections-III

Here is the list of all words you will need to steadily read ‘ Like the flowing river ‘ . Hope it helps😄

dishevelledextremely disorderly
bespectacledwearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass
jockeyingstruggle by every available means to gain or achieve something.
scandalizedstrike with disgust or revulsion
bunka message that seems to convey no meaning
aristocracya privileged class holding hereditary titles
gauloisesGauloises (pronounced [ɡo. lwaz]), “Gaul women” in French (“cigarette” is feminine in French), is a brand of cigarette of French manufacture. It is produced by the company Imperial Tobacco following its acquisition of Altadis in January 2008 in most countries, but produced and sold by Reemtsma in Germany.
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ulyssesan imaginary being of myth or fable
symphonya long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
cock-crowdawn
litterrubbish such as paper, cans, and bottles left lying in an open or public place.
kyudothe Japanese martial art of longbow archery, incorporating set rhythmic movements and practised in a meditative state.
DSLDigital subscriber line (DSL; originally digital subscriber loop) is a family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.
legenda traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but not authenticated.
lowing of cattlelow sound characteristic of cattle
penA pen is an enclosure for holding animals such as livestock or pets that are unwanted inside the house. The term describes types of enclosures that may confine one or many animals.
taresan injurious weed resembling corn when young 
immaculateperfectly clean, neat, or tidy.
weedera person who removes weeds, as from a garden or lawn. a device, as a tool or machine, for removing weeds.
farriera smith who shoes horses.
trodenwalk in a specified way.
precipicesa very steep rock face or cliff, especially a tall one.
imperceptibleso slight, gradual, or subtle as not to be perceived.
vistaa pleasing view.
viaducta long bridge-like structure, typically a series of arches, carrying a road or railway across a valley or other low ground.
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rancourbitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.
squabblingquarrel noisily over a trivial matter.
condominiumsthe joint control of a state’s affairs by other states.
ravinea deep, narrow gorge with steep sides.
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vixena female fox.
talonsa claw, especially one belonging to a bird of prey.
meeklyin a quiet, gentle, and submissive manner.
silhouettedcast or show (someone or something) as a dark shape and outline against a brighter background.
encampmenta place with temporary accommodation consisting of huts or tents, typically for troops or nomads.
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breed pestilencea fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague.
aboriginea person, animal, or plant that has been in a country or region from earliest times.
apprehensionanxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
pianista person who plays the piano, especially professionally.
founta spring or fountain.
discreetcareful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential or to avoid embarrassment.
stewarda person employed to look after the passengers on a ship, aircraft, or train.
asphalta mixture of dark bituminous pitch with sand or gravel, used for surfacing roads, flooring, roofing, etc.
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Nordic walkinga sport or activity that involves walking across country with the aid of long poles resembling ski sticks.
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dismayedcause (someone) to feel concern and distress.
painstakinglywith great care and thoroughness.
detrimentthe state of being harmed or damaged.
batteredinjured by repeated blows or punishment.
perfecture a district under the authority of a prefect or governor.
contemplationthe action of looking thoughtfully at something for a long time.
cremateddispose of (a dead person’s body) by burning it to ashes, typically after a funeral ceremony.
unscrupulouslyconscienceless; unprincipled.
epitapha phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.
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implacableunable to be appeased or placated.
leachrain away from soil, ash, or similar material by the action of percolating liquid, especially rainwater.
osteoporosisa medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue, typically as a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D.
devouthaving or showing deep religious feeling or commitment.
slewedturn or slide violently or uncontrollably.
surrealhaving the qualities of surrealism; bizarre.
staggersany of several parasitic or acute deficiency diseases of farm animals characterized by staggering or loss of balance.
Dantesqueof or reminiscent of the poetry of Dante, especially in invoking his vision of hell in The Divine Comedy.
biennialtaking place every other year.
impoverisheddeprived of strength or vitality.
rubblewaste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., especially as the debris from the demolition of buildings.
scaldingvery hot; burning.
wearyfeeling or showing extreme tiredness, especially as a result of excessive exertion.
garbledunclear
glass brickGlass brick, also known as glass block, is an architectural element made from glass.
higgledy-piggledyin confusion or disorder.
astheticsa set of principles concerned with the nature and appreciation of beauty.
snoba person with an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth who seeks to associate with social superiors and looks down on those regarded as socially inferior.
snobberythe character or quality of being a snob.
inexplicableunable to be explained or accounted for.
analogya comparison between one thing and another, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
falteringlosing strength or momentum.
Nha ChicaFrancisca de Paula de Jesus – also known as Nhá Chica – was a Brazilian Roman Catholic laywoman who was a popular religious figure in Brazil known for her humble life and her dedication to God.
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alightdescend from a train, bus, or other form of transport.
perseverancepersistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
transmutechange in form, nature, or substance.
handoutsa piece of printed information provided free of charge, especially to accompany a lecture or advertise something.
absurditiesthe quality or state of being ridiculous or wildly unreasonable.
cornerstonea stone that forms the base of a corner of a building, joining two walls.
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agnosticismAgnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable
consecratedhaving been made or declared sacred.
Zen Buddhisma Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the value of meditation and intuition rather than ritual worship or study of scriptures.
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treatisesa written work dealing formally and systematically with a subject.
decreedan official order that has the force of law.
profanenot relating to that which is sacred or religious; secular
theologythe study of the nature of God and religious belief.
theologiansa person who engages or is an expert in theology.
transientlasting only for a short time; impermanent.
despairthe complete loss or absence of hope.
heededpay attention to; take notice of.
abbota man who is the head of an abbey of monks.
vainproducing no result; useless.
vanquisheddefeat thoroughly.
harboura place on the coast where ships may moor in shelter, especially one protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures.
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vouchsafedgive or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner.
transmutationthe action of changing or the state of being changed into another form.
tendonsa flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue attaching a muscle to a bone.
objectivitythe quality of being objective, fair
ebbthe movement of the tide out to sea.
discothequesa club or party at which people dance to pop music.
capriciousgiven to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behaviour.
bellowing emit a deep loud roar, typically in pain or anger.
blasphemingspeak irreverently about God or sacred things.
gobbleeat (something) hurriedly and noisily.
astutehaving or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage.
aberrationa departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
utopiaan imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.
encampmenta place with temporary accommodation consisting of huts or tents, typically for troops or nomads
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notarya person authorized to perform certain legal formalities, especially to draw up or certify contracts, deeds, and other documents for use in other jurisdictions.
trampledtread on and crush.
rabbia Jewish scholar or teacher, especially one who studies or teaches Jewish law.
devouredeat (food or prey) hungrily or quickly.
unshamedlyopenly and without guilt or embarrassment.
grappleengage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
rampantunrestrained in action or performance.

Happy Reading!!!

4 Comments »

  1. ♡ What’s The Difference Betwixt/Between and Among/Amongst EveryOne; come on, don’t be shy now 🤔🤓🧐 ?

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    • Hey… sorry for a delayed response. There seems to be no difference between the two except for the spelling and the use of these words in different parts of the word specially American and British English. Let me know if you have a better answer, will be happy to learn🤗

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