taking heed; to pay extra attention
attentive
inherent ability or talent
aptitude
confused movement or disruption
commotion
to send away from a place of residence, as for punishment
banish
the size of something as given by the distance around it
circumference
the remains of something that has been destroyed
debris
frightening someone by pretending to be stronger than one is
bluff
a tortuous and twisted shape or position
contortion
skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
deft
to speak in response
counter
obvious to the eye or mind
conspicuous
any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
concoction
hostile challenge from someone or something
defiance
shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
cunning
to block off with barriers
barricade
an enemy or someone who offers opposition
adversary
slightly salty
brackish
in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
apprehensive
great coolness and composure under strain
aplomb
to move or swing back and forth
brandish