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quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter