Vocabulary for "Burning Bright"

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simmeraudio_icon.giftemperature just below the boiling point
reelaudio_icon.gifto be thrown off balance or fall back
fumbleaudio_icon.gifhandle clumsily
writheaudio_icon.gifto twist, as in pain, struggle, or embarrassment
manikinaudio_icon.gif1. mannequin.jpg a mannequin; 2. a man short in stature
instinctiveaudio_icon.gifarising from impulse; spontaneous and unthinking
plummetaudio_icon.gifto fall straight down; plunge
flailaudio_icon.gifto wave or swing vigorously; thrash
phantomaudio_icon.gif1. an image that appears only in the mind; an illusion; 2. a ghost or an apparition
exhalationaudio_icon.gifthe act or an instance of breathing out
contaminateaudio_icon.gifto make impure or unclean by contact or mixture
hoveraudio_icon.gifto remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air
meteoraudio_icon.gifa bright trail or streak that appears in the sky when a meteoroid is heated to incandescence by friction with the earth's atmosphere
muskaudio_icon.gifan odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative
waryaudio_icon.gifon guard; watchful
simultaneousaudio_icon.gifhappening, existing, or done at the same time
convolutionaudio_icon.gif1. a form or part that is folded or coiled; 2. a complication of form or structure; 3. one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain.
desolationaudio_icon.gifdevastation; ruin
Ecclesiastesaudio_icon.gifan Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life