Night, list 4

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  1. parched
    dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
  2. famished
    extremely hungry
  3. transcend
    go beyond the scope or limits of
  4. jostle
    make one's way by pushing or shoving
  5. conscientious
    characterized by extreme care and great effort
  6. apathy
    an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
  7. haven
    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
  8. melancholy
    a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  9. poignant
    keenly distressing to the mind or feelings
  10. dregs
    sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
  11. implore
    call upon in supplication
  12. maul
    injure badly
  13. vitality
    the property of being able to survive and grow
  14. grimace
    contort the face to indicate a certain mental state
  15. ashen
    anemic looking from illness or emotion
  16. lament
    a cry of sorrow and grief
  17. prostrate
    stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
  18. curt
    brief and to the point
  19. idle
    not in action or at work
  20. contemplate
    think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

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