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boisterousnoisily turbulent : rowdy
abysmalimmeasurably low or wretched : extremely poor or bad
chaperona person (such as a matron) who for propriety (see propriety
eddya current of water or air running contrary to the main current
monumentalserving as or resembling a monument : massive
relapsethe act or an instance of backsliding, worsening, or subsiding
genealogyan account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms
pallto lose strength or effectiveness
protagonistthe principal character in a literary work (such as a drama or story)
introverta person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone