1. Without paying attention to his callous demeanor, I stacked up the cards, put them in my pocket and went back to my desk.
2. We're just bureaucrats anyway.
3. A mother was pushing a stroller, a grandfather was holding the hand of a toddler, and a beautiful woman was walking a lively dog.
4. The stores and restaurants along the main street had matching red and white striped awnings.
5. The house had a classic look to it, ensconced under a big elm tree and surrounded by a rose twined fence.
6. Or, I thought, maybe it was a fair-skinned, young boy with long, slender fingers.
7. If I lived in a house like that, I thought, I would listen to the chirping of the birds, perched on the branches in the morning mist, while I was still in bed.
9. The doorbell chimed.
10. My collegue supported her body, as he usually does in this type of situation, and quickly put a restorative pill in her mouth.
1. callous / ADJ similar to cruel and brutal. Not sympathize or feel others' emotion
demeanor / N similar to behavior
stack / V to arrange a number of things in an ordered pile
2. bureaucrat / N a person who is working in bureaucracy which controls a government or country
3. lively / ADV full of enegy or similar to lusty
4. awning / N the same as sunshade. The thing that covers balcony or something like this of a building or a shop from the sunlight or rain
5. ensconce / V to put yourself in a confortable position
6. fair-skinned / ADJ the state that someone who has a pale skin
7. perch / V to sit on the edge of something like a chair
8. rippled / ADJ a subtle wave of liquid
9. chime / V to cause a ringing sound
10. restorative / ADJ something that bring a power back