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downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
sentinel - sentry; lookout
abut - border upon; adjoin
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely