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shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor