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Porter
boater panama sunhat

2

Splendid
important person bigwig VIP

3

Lodgings
post column

4

Branch manager
house dwelling

5

Settle yourself in
mottled discoloured blemished

6

Trilby hat
support crutch, lean against

7

Briskly
fireside fireplace grate

8

Characteristic
stare look closely

9

Big shots
German sausage dog

10

Porch
light up, enlighten clarify

11

Pillars
friendly pleasant agreeable

12

Swanky
Smoked fish English breakfast food

13

Residence
doorkeeper concierge a person employed to carry bags

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14

facade
crazy loopy eccentric

15

Blotchy
little teensy -weensy

16

Neglect
scent smell hint odour

17

Illuminated
covered entrance balcony terrace

18

Propped prop
quickly rapidly fast

19

Window pane
fussy fastidious selective

20

Peered
ravenous grasping insatiable

21

Hearth
impressive grand wonderful

22

Dachshund
Woman, lady,

23

Congenial
Toy on spring jumps out of box

24

Conjured
abandon ignore overlook

25

Rapacious (landlady)
urge desire

26

Kippers
disguise or outer covering of building

27

Dithering
lively spirited difficult to control / handle

28

Queer
posh ritzy classy

29

In the act
accommodation quarters housing

30

Compelling
flooded swarming teeming

31

Dame
fabricated made up pretended

32

Jack in the box
2 famous boxers

33

Compulsion
At this time, in sequence

34

Dotty & Off her rocker
bursting at the seams- delicate - exhale noisily

35

Swamped
drink drop taste, small mouthful

36

Teeny –weeny
About to start/ do something

37

A bit choosy & particular
panel piece sheet, part of window

38

Earnestly
persuasive convincing gripping

39

This stage of the proceedings
inhabit organise unpack make comfortable

40

Frisky horse
funny odd perplexing

41

Heaving- a dainty -sigh (an oxymoron?)
indecisive hesitant, can’t make up mind

42

Peculiar
trait feature attribute

43

Dempsey & Tunney
local office boss

44

Fussed about
originate come emit

45

Tantalizing
sincerely seriously intently

46

Sip sipping
trail off slip drift

47

Whiff
strange unusual abnormal

48

Emanate directly from
conserved bottled keep

49

Lapsed
slant tilt lean angle side ways

50

Preserved
enticing tempting alluring

51

Inclining her head
bother make things unnecessarily perfect & in place