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chrysalas
a pupa of a butterfly
sage
wise through reflection and experience
contemptuously
feeling or expressing lack of respect
shilling
former monetary unit of UK (equal to 12 pence or 1/20th of a pound).
livery
1. servant's uniform
2. feeding, stabling, caring for horses
uncivil
lacking courtesy, rude
indignantly
filled with anger at something unjust
treacle
old-fashioned antidote (a medicine formerly in use against poison)
imperious
domineering, commanding
edict
an official decree that has the force of law
latitude
distance north or south of the equator
longitude
distance east or west of the prime meridian
quaint
pleasingly or strikingly old-fashioned
inquisitive
having great curiosity
usurpation
seizing something without the right to do so