Dilapidated (adj) (of a building or object) in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect.
“old, dilapidated buildings”
Distinguish (v) recognize or treat (someone or something) as different.
“the child is perfectly capable of distinguishing reality from fantasy”
• perceive or point out a difference.
“bees are unable to distinguish between red, black, and various grays”
Flail (v) wave or swing or cause to wave or swing wildly.
“his arms were flailing helplessly”
“he escorted them, flailing their shoulders with his cane”
(n) a weapon consisting of a striking head attached to a handle by a flexible rope, strap, or chain
Glisten (v) verb (of something wet or greasy) shine; glitter.
“his cheeks glistened with tears”
Noun a sparkling light reflected from something wet.
“there was a glisten of perspiration across her top lip”
Lucid (adj) expressed clearly; easy to understand.
“a lucid account”
showing ability to think clearly, especially in the intervals between periods of confusion or insanity.
“he has a few lucid moments every now and then”
Mystique (n) a fascinating aura of mystery, awe, and power surrounding someone or something.
“the West is lately rethinking its cowboy mystique
Nostalgia (n) a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.
“I was overcome with acute nostalgia for my days in college”
Rupture (v) (especially of a pipe, a vessel, or a bodily part such as an organ or membrane) break or burst suddenly.
“if the main artery ruptures he could die”
breach or disturb (a harmonious feeling or situation).
“once trust has been ruptured it can be difficult to regain”
(n) an instance of breaking or bursting suddenly and completely.
“a small hairline crack could develop into a rupture”
a breach of a harmonious relationship.
“the rupture with his father would never be healed”
Sector (n) an area or portion that is distinct from others.
“operations in the southern sector of the North Sea”
a distinct part or branch of a nation’s economy or society or of a sphere of activity such as education.
“the industrial and commercial sector”
Sinister (adj) giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen.
“there was something sinister about that murmuring voice”
• evil or criminal.
“there might be a more sinister motive behind the government’s actions”