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Not to be taken away
unalienable
The ability to govern and disipline oneself by the use of reason
prudence
To pass through quickly in and out of existence
transient
Unlawful seizures of rights or privileges
usurpations
System of government in which the ruler has unlimited power
despotism
The act, right, manner or term of holding something; hold office
tenure
To cast off; to renounce a throne, high office, dignity of fuction
abdicate
One that serves merely for wages; soldier hired into a foreign service
mercenary
Betrayal of trust
perfidy
To force by imposed stricture, restriction, or limitation
constrain
An act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government
insurrection
To strive to achieve or reach; attempt
endeavor
Compesation for a wrong done
redress
Ability to rise above pettiness or meanness
magnanimity
Kinship; related to
consangunity
Agree without protest
acquiesce
The state of being correct in judgement or procedure
rectitude
To set free from an obligation or the consequences of guilt
absolve
To impose or collect by legal authority (a tax)
levy (verb)
A gentle warning
admonition
Refined or elusice
subtle
Hostile
inimical
The study of human beings
anthopology
Pure, undefiled
inviolate
Difficult, requiring great exertion
arduous
Beg for ungently
beseech
Treacherous, harmful but enticing
insidious
Value
dearness
Lacking reverence for God
impious
Brown-noser
sycophant
Great Evil
enormity
Small and insignificant
mean
An unbeliever of a particular religion
infidel
Military, warlike
martial
Bear, carry, conduct
comport
Ordinary
pedestrian
An earnest request
petition
To plead in protest
remonstrate
To ask for humbly
supplicate
Face down on the ground in submission
prostrate
Too valuable to be measured or estimated
inestimable
Foolish
fond
Make light of
extenuate
Causing fear or apprehension, or have qualities that discourage attack
formidable
Born with; in born
innate
Sacrifice for the good of other people
altruism
Alert to danger
vigilant
Lying on the back with the face upward
supine
To strive, struggle, complete with in rivalry
contend
Relating to time or earthly life
temporal
Uncertainty regarding how to proceed
irresolution
To fasten firmly
rivet
Marks indicating an omission of word...
ellipsis
Light hearted unconcern, nonchalance
insouciance
Foretold
augured
Building, esp. massive
edifice
Favorable (as in circumstances)
auspicious
Pleasant, agreeable
congenial
Facial features
physiognomy