An industrial city in southeastern New York, on the Hudson River, north of the Bronx in New York City
a mass meeting of people showing support for a cause
Awed and astonished to the point of speechlessness.
Tough to be beat; stern and imposing.
Capable of causing intense emotional distress exhibited both physically and mentally.
A sudden and unanticipated painful twisting of either a physical object or one's emotional state.
Under a sedated and suggestible state similar to hypnosis.
A messenger bag with a shoulder strap and a flap that closes with a clasp.
A philosophy of accepting things that come one's way without either feeling or displaying extremity of emotions.
Possessing the quality of spunkiness; fearless and spirited.
Friendly and approachable.
Immune; invulnerable; rigid.
Forgetful; afflicted with short term memory loss.
A financial debt owed by one person to another.
To pawn a possession for quick money.
A shady underworld character willing to loan money at illegal and outrageous interest with the understanding that non-payment will result in physical harm to the borrower.
The muscle hired by gangsters high enough up the ladder that they don't want to do the dirty work of hurting people.
A form of speaking a common language that is specific to an ethnicity, region or group.
James Cagney is an Oscar-winning actor whose career stretches from the 1930s to the 1980s, but who is most often identified with a series of gritty movies in which he played a tough gangster.
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