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Abode
n.
A dwelling place; a home.
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[Middle English abod, home, from abiden, to wait.]
antipathy
noun :A strong feeling of aversion or repugnance.
Array
Noun
An impressively large number, as of persons or objects
Barb
noun
A cutting remark.
Beatitude
noun
Supreme blessedness or happiness.
Chicanery
n : the use of tricks to deceive someone
Churlish
adj.
Having a bad disposition; surly:
Covertly
adverb
secretly, slyly, stealthily
Descry
verb
To catch sight of (something difficult to discern).
diabolical
adj. Of, concerning, or characteristic of the devil
Discern
verb
To recognize or detect
Discoursed
v.
To engage in conversation or discussion; converse.
Domicile
n.
A residence; a home.
Donned
verb
To put on (clothing)
Enraptured
enraptured

adj 1: deeply moved
fallacious
adj. Tending to mislead; deceptive:
infamous
Having an exceedingly bad reputation; notorious. (adj)
Malefactor
n. One that has committed a crime; a criminal.
An evildoer.
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[Middle English malefactour, from Latin malefactor, from malefacere, to do wrong : male, ill; see mel-3 in Indo-European Roots + facere, to do; see dh- in Indo-European Roots.]
minion
A follower or dependent (noun)
Mordacious
adj.
Given to biting; biting.
Caustic; sarcastic.
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[Latin mordx, mordc- (from mordre, to bite. See mer- in Indo-European Roots) + -ious.]
Odorous
adjective

offensive
Presumptuous
adj.
Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward.
Regaled
verb
To provide with great enjoyment; entertain.
Repartee
n.
-A swift, witty reply.
-Conversation marked by the exchange of witty retorts.
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[French repartie, from feminine past participle of repartir, to retort, from Old French, to retort, to depart again : re-, re- + partir, to depart (from Latin partre, to divide, from pars, part-, part. See per-2 in Indo-European Roots).]
Retorted
v.

To reply, especially to answer in a quick, caustic, or witty manner
Slanders
Noun
Oral communication of false statements injurious to a person's reputation.
A false and malicious statement or report about someone.
stalwart
adj. Having or marked by imposing physical strength.
Firm and resolute; stout.
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[Middle English, alteration of stalworth, from Old English stlwierthe, serviceable, probably alteration of *statholwierthe, steadfast : stathol, foundation; see staddle + weorth, valuable; see wer-2 in Indo-European Roots.]
stripling
n. An adolescent youth.
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[Middle English, possibly from strip, strip. See strip2.]
subjugate
v. To bring under control; conquer.


[Middle English subjugaten, from Latin subiugre, subiugt- : sub-, sub- + iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European Roots.]
Throng
Noun
A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together
upbraided
upbraided: To reprove sharply; reproach;scold (verb)
upstart
noun : A person of humble origin who attains sudden wealth, power, or importance, especially one made immodest or presumptuous by the change;
venerable
Commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character, or position. (adj)
vile
adj. Morally depraved; ignoble or wicked
woo
To seek the affection of with intent to romance (verb)