advanced greatly developed beyond an initial stage.
adversity a state or condition contrary to one of well-being.
austere stern and cold in appearance or manner.
autopilot a device for automatically steering ships, aircraft, and spacecraft.
foisted to force another to accept especially by stealth or deceit.
gingerly very cautious or careful.
incredulously expressing incredulity.
inevitable incapable of being avoided or evaded.
luminous emitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light.
lunchtime the time at which lunch is usually eaten.
mandatory containing or constituting a command.
ruefully mournful, regretful.
symbolic using, employing, or exhibiting a symbol.
territorial exhibiting territoriality.
triptych a picture (as an altarpiece) or carving in three panels side by side.
waning becoming less brilliant or powerful.
what used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter.
wincing shrinking back involuntarily (as from pain)