look at someone or something with one or both eyes partly closed in an attempt to see more clearly or as a reaction to strong light.
squinted
a group or set of twelve.
dozen
similar in every detail; exactly alike.
identical
a narrow opening or fissure, especially in a rock or wall.
crevices
unravelled or worn at the edge.
frayed
not certain or fixed; provisional.
tentative
arouse the curiosity or interest of; fascinate.
intrigued
a small lift for carrying things, especially food and crockery, between the floors of a building.
dumbwaiter
make a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure, etc.
groaned
light up.
illuminated