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Conch: the spiral shell of a gastropod, often used as a horn

 

Strident: making or having a harsh sound; grating; creaking

 

Defile: to make foul, dirty, or unclean; pollute; taint; debase
In context of LOTF: a narrow passage or gorge

 

Enmity: Deep seated hatred; State of being an enemy; the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something.

 

Hiatus: A gap or interruption in continuity; a break or pause

 

Ebullience: Zestful or spirited enthusiasm

 

Officious: assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, especially with regard to petty or trivial matters.

 

Recrimination: an accusation in response to one from someone else.

 

Presage: a sign or warning that something, typically something bad, will happen; an omen or portent

 

Tirade: A long angry or violent speech; a diatribe

 

Tacit: Not spoken; implied by actions or statements

 

Susurration: whispering, murmuring, or rustling.

 

Opaque: not able to be seen through; not transparent.

 

Avidly: with great interest or enthusiasm.

 

Contrite: feeling or expressing remorse or

 

penitence; affected by guilt

 

Myriad: an extremely large number

 

Belligerence: the quality of being hostile or aggressive

 

Impalpable: not easily comprehended

 

Detritus: waste or debris of any kind.

 

Parody: an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect

 

Lamentation: the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.

 

Decorum: behavior in keeping with good taste and propriety.

 

Discursive: digressing from subject to subject.

 

Perilous: full of danger or risk.

 

Effigy: a sculpture or model of a person.

 

Diffidently: an action done in a way that is modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence

 

Stupendous: extremely impressive

 

Leviathan: Something very large; giant sea creature in the Bible

 

Chasms: a deep fissure in the earth, rock, or another surface.

 

Taut: stretched or pulled tight; not slack.