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mutability
changeable; tending or likely to change
bolster
long cylindrical pillow, pad preventing friction
saccharine
sweet, excessively or distinguishingly sweet
denounce
to criticize something publicly
sordid
squalid; dirty and depressing, morally degraded
truncheons
police officer's stick, a baton carried as a symbol of rank or authority
iniquity
great injustice or extreme morality
gilded
to overlay with or as if with a thin covering of gold
besieged
to surround with armed forces
incongrouous
inappropriate; out of place
exhortation
something intended to urge or persuade
syntax
in way which words are put together to form phrases or cluases
gelatinous
having the nature of or resembling jelly, especially in consistency; jelly like
espionage
the act of spying; the use of spies to gather information
persiflage
light hearted talk
indefatigably
in a way that is untiring and showing no signs of relaxing, as in an effort