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wicked or sinful
unhallowed
a person named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will
executor
a person to whom a legacy is bequeathed
legatee
inordinately or wrongly desirous of wealth or possessions; greedy
covetous
being the only one
solitary
earnest request or petition; supplication
entreaty
trifle
a small, inconsiderable, or trifling sum of money
to beg urgently or piteously for
implored
to supply (a fire, stove, etc.) with fresh fuel
replenish
to make known; announce
intimation
inappropriateness; unsuitableness
impropriety
firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinion
resolute
a person whose actions and manner are marked by extreme eccentricity or recklessness
lunatic
evidence of authority, status, rights, entitlement to privileges, or the like, usually in written form
credentials
having the significance of an omen
ominous
the common people; the masses
multitude
vibratory, shaking, or quivering
tremulous
ecstatic joy or delight; joyful ecstasy
rapture
to solidify by or as if by freezing
congealed
severely critical or sarcastic
caustic
not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through
opaque
inactive; idle
recumbent
a gownlike outer garment, with or without sleeves and sometimes belted, worn by the ancient Greeks and Romans
tunic
having luster; shining; luminous
lustrous
tending to produce; conducing; contributive; helpful; favorable
conductive
the act or process of reclaiming
reclamation
cheerful; merry; gay; blithe; glad
jocund
existing at or pertaining to a particular instant
instantaneous
present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential
latent
to put (something) on or in, as a burden, load, or cargo; load
laden
to use up
expending
movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change
transition
unwilling; reluctant; disinclined; averse
loth
the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
condescension
a vessel, usually an ornamental glass bottle, for holding and serving wine, brandy, or the like
decanter
violent and noisy commotion or disturbance of a crowd or mob; uproar
tumult
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy
capacious
dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever
deftly
to make more certain; confirm
corroborated
an object of such desire; an ambition
aspiration
the state of being consoled
consolation
to surge or foam as if boiling
seething
conduct; behavior; deportment
demeanour
the state or condition of being compelled
compulsion
having many interrelated parts or facets; entangled or involved
intricate
open delight or pleasure; exultant joy; exultation
glee
characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved
demurely
easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable
conspicuous
(of skin color, complexion, etc.) dark
swarthy
suffering from, caused by, or attended by trouble with the bile or liver
bilious
following in order or succession; succeeding
subsequently
occurring, coming, or done too soon
prematurely
impaired by wear, use, etc.
shabby
existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent
ubiquitous
to follow as a consequence or result
ensued
shriveled, shrunken, or faded from or as if from loss of moisture or sustenance
withered
a drinking vessel, such as a glass, that has a stem and base
goblets
to rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant
exulted
joyous, merry, or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful
blithe
disastrous; calamitous
dismal
estimation in the view of others; reputation
repute
to discharge forcefully or as a result of force
disgorged
to be pervaded by something unpleasant
reeked
careless, untidy, or slovenly
slipshod
projecting; overhanging
beetling
to parade oneself ostentatiously; show oneself off
flaunting
to feel sorry, self-reproachful, or contrite for past conduct; regret or be conscience-stricken about a past action, attitude, etc.
repent
meager; not adequate
scanty
to regard with awe, deference, and devotion
revered
insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth
avarice
to make urgent appeal
beseech
to become more lenient, compassionate, or forgiving
relents
to speak hesitatingly; stammer
faultered
the basic, real, and invariable nature of a thing or its significant individual feature or features
essence
to remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn
tarry
unyielding; unalterable
inexorable
stuffed or gorged with food and drink
repleted
to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure
foreshadow
to plead on another's behalf
intercedes
to make strenuous efforts toward any goal
strive
a light, usually thin, cooked cereal made by boiling meal, esp. oatmeal, in water or milk
gruel
a loud burst of noise
peals
endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a spirit of good-fellowship
jovial
to stand idly about; linger aimlessly
loitered
a dealer in poultry, hares, and game; poultryman
poulterer
to repay; remunerate; reward, as for service, aid, etc
recompense
rather heavy or fat; stout; corpulent
portly
a sudden feeling of mental or emotional distress or longing
pang
to move sideways or obliquely
sidled
regular order or arrangement
array
a very short time; moment
jiffy
to imitate deceptively
feign
a vest
waistcoat
to attempt; try
endeavour
a town, area, or constituency represented by a Member of Parliament
borough
warm-hearted; affectionate; cordial; jovial
heartier
a resinous preparation, soft when heated, used for sealing letters, documents, etc
sealing-wax
luminous; bright
illustrious
reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of any kind; recompense
amends
to drive away or off by or as if by scattering
dispelled
an attic, usually a small, wretched one
| garret |
believing the worst of human nature and motives
| misanthropic |
a robber or bandit, especially one of an outlaw band
( brigands )
to rob with open violence; take booty
( pilliaged )
a mixture of rum and water, often flavored with lemon, sugar, and spices and sometimes served hot
< grog >
a subterranean ocean
< abyss >
to drive back; repel
{ repulsed }
to become smaller and smaller; shrink; waste away
{ dwindled }
unrestrained or fantastic excess, as of actions or opinions
[ extravagance ]
frivolous and lighthearted; impulsive; flighty
[ giddy ]