A few words from Natalie Babbitt's novel for your use.

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  1. bovine
    any of various wild or domestic cattle
  2. catholic
    comprehensive or broad-minded in tastes and interests
  3. mindless
    devoid of intelligence
  4. stirred
    set into a usually circular motion in order to mix or blend
  5. defeated
    people who are defeated
  6. lapse
    drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
  7. gentility
    elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
  8. constable
    a police officer of the lowest rank
  9. accusation
    an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
  10. barbarian
    a member of an uncivilized people
  11. courteous
    characterized by politeness and gracious good manners
  12. grudgingly
    in a reluctant manner
  13. gander
    mature male goose
  14. hub
    central part of a car wheel through which the axle passes
  15. amble
    walk leisurely
  16. tangent
    a line that touches a curve but does not intersect it
  17. abruptly
    quickly and without warning
  18. dimension
    a construct distinguishing objects or individuals
  19. carelessly
    without care or concern
  20. isolation
    the act of setting something apart from others
  21. melancholy
    a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  22. vanish
    become invisible or unnoticeable
  23. squat
    sit on one's heels
  24. profound
    situated at or extending to great depth
  25. accomplice
    a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan
  26. custody
    guardianship over
  27. snatch
    grasp hastily or eagerly
  28. revulsion
    intense aversion
  29. verandah
    a porch along the outside of a building

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