Ponder to think about (something) carefully Calamity an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; a disaster. Euphoria a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness. Dainty to be delicately small and pretty. mannerism The behaviour and actions of someone Asylum the protection granted by a country to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee. vexation the state of being annoyed, frustrated, or worried. exceed to go beyond what was expected allege to claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof.