The legend of sleepy hollow

By Washington Irving

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definitions & notes only words
  1. drowsy
    half asleep
  2. linger
    remain present although waning or gradually dying
  3. vouch
    give personal assurance; guarantee
  4. lull
    make calm or still
  5. listless
    lacking zest or vivacity
  6. lad
    a boy or man
  7. powwow
    a council of or with Native Americans
  8. reverie
    an abstracted state of absorption
  9. abound
    exist in large quantities
  10. gloom
    a state of partial or total darkness
  11. allege
    report or maintain
  12. quest
    the act of searching for something
  13. blast
    a sudden very loud noise
  14. belated
    after the expected or usual time
  15. imbibe
    take in, also metaphorically
  16. abode
    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
  17. sojourner
    a temporary resident
  18. shovel
    a hand tool for lifting loose material
  19. stake
    a strong wooden or metal post driven into the ground

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