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chuckle - laugh quietly
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use