It Happened on a Friday

Words from the short story

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  1. rival
    the contestant you hope to defeat
  2. invincible
    incapable of being overcome or subdued
  3. irony
    incongruity between what might be expected and what occurs
  4. formidable
    extremely impressive in strength or excellence
  5. rummage
    search haphazardly
  6. studious
    characterized by diligent learning and fondness for reading
  7. swivel
    turn on a pivot
  8. lamented
    mourned or grieved for
  9. vow
    a solemn pledge to do something
  10. silhouette
    a filled-in drawing of the outline of an object
  11. vixen
    a female fox
  12. cinch
    stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
  13. audacity
    aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
  14. mosey
    walk leisurely
  15. stern
    of a strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
  16. infraction
    a violation of a law or rule
  17. forthright
    directly and without evasion; not roundabout
  18. interpretation
    the act of expressing something in an artistic performance
  19. summon
    ask to come
  20. regret
    feel sorry for; be contrite about
  21. dwell
    inhabit or live in
  22. protocol
    forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by officials
  23. abrupt
    exceedingly sudden and unexpected
  24. signify
    denote or connote
  25. harassment
    the act of tormenting by persistent attacks and criticism

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