hullabaloo (v) - lot of loud noise made by people who are excited.
patrolman(n) - a patrolling police officer.
attic(n) - a space or room inside or partly inside the roof of a building
slamming(v) - shutting a door or window forcefully and loudly.
gruffly(adv.) - sadly
intuitively(adv.) - without conscious reasoning, instinctively
whammed(v) - struck something forcefully
bevelled(v) - reduced to a slopping edge
rending(v) - tearing to pieces
yanked(v) - pulled with a jerk
zither(n) - a musical instrument consisting of a flat wooden sound box with numerous strings stretched across it, placed horizontally and played with fingers
guinea pig(n) - a domesticated tailless South American rodent originally raised for food
hysterical(adj.) - affected by wildly uncontrolled emotion
creaking(v) - making a squeaking sound when being moved
indignant(adj.) - feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment
holster(n) – a holder made of leather for carrying handgun
rafter(n) - a beam forming part of the internal framework of a roof
deserter(n) - a person who leaves the armed force without permission.