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epoch
a period of time
requisition
a formal request
perpetuation
a continuation
restoratives
tonics
garret
an attic or loft
incredulity
disbeleif
blunderbuss
a short musket; 18th century riffle
ale-house
a place where ale is sold; bar
cadaverous
copse-like
salutation
a greeting
tumbril
a two-wheeled cart, wagon
adjuration
solemn statement
methodical
careful, orderly fashion
modicum
a small amount
haggard
appearing worn
potentate
ruler; ruler over others
inexorable
relentless, not giving up
sonorous
loud, deep. or rich in sound
implacable
impossible to please
gaoler
the keeper of a jail
trepidation
dread; fright
bestrewn
to lie scattered
acquittedto
to free or clear from charge; aquitted
ignobly
common
reversionary
returning to their former condition
sublime
majestic, grand
laconic
terse or concise
malady
a disease, a disorder, or an ailment
quartering
aganizing method of death
pernicious
tending to cause death or serious injury
unsrupulous
dishonest
renounce
to give up
illustrious
well know or very distinguished
fervent
having or showing great emotion ;zealous
sultry
very humid and hot
gallantry
bravery;courage
degradation
demoralize;low state, degrading
docile
ready and willing to be taught; teachable
turnkey
the keeper of the keys in a prison; ready to operate
incorrigible
unruly, not reformable
urchin
tremble at horror, playful or mischievous youngster
consecrated
set apart as sacred
impassive
not subject to emotion
magnanimous
suggesting the ability of feeling
dubious
doubt; undecided
sagacity
the quatlity of being discerning
exultant
marked by great joy or jubilation
morose
sullenly melancholy; gloomy
repast
a meal; feast; provided at a meal.
fidelity
faithfulness; act of being.
capricous
impulsive
submissive
yielding to the author or to the will of another
carnage
flesh of slain men or animals
reiterated
repeatedly
functionary
one who holds an office; a particulary function
armoury
place for storing weapons
fraternity
brotherhood
purveyours
suppliers
emigrant
leaves one country to live elsewhere
repudiated
refuse to accept; reject
avocations
a hobby
commiseration
the feeling or expression; sympathy
acquiescence
agreement; act of accepting passevily
comely
attractive, beautiful
meddlesome
inclined to interfere
imperious
arroganty overbearing
ruthless
having no compassion or pity
estranged
to make hostile, unsympathetic
lamenting
to express grief for or about; mourn
inveteracy
firmly and long estahblished
insatiate
insatiable
dissonance
a harsh, disagreeable combination
anathematised
to proclaim on; curse
cautionary
giving or serving as warming
rapacious
taking by force; plundering
prevaricate
to stray from or evade the truth
augment
to make
juncture
the act of joining or the condition of being joined
prophetic
characteristics of a prophet of prophecy.