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a room for cleaning and storing dishes and cooking utensils for doing messy kitchen work
scullery
to walk with short steps in a prim affected manner
mincing
oppressive power
tyranny
expressing dissent
dissentients
positive, active and typically mutual hatred of ill will
enmity
having paramount rank, dignity or importance
pre-eminent
to explain by setting forth in careful and often elaborate detail
expounded
a small wood with undergrowth
spinney
not capable of being altered or changed
unalterable
done, given, or allowed unwillingly, reluctantly , or sparingly
grudging
something that resembles a biological parasite independence on something else for existence or support without making auseful or adequte return
parasitical
not easily subdued, remedied, or removed
obstinate
having or seeming to have a hidden or ambiguous meaning
cryptic
capable of being easily led, taught, or controlled
tractable
impossible to repress, restrain, or control
irrepressible
marked with or charaterized by disgrace of shame
ignominious
following or occurring after death
posthumously
a purpose of motivation alleged or an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs
pretext
a collector of taxes or tribute
publican
easily understood or recognized by the mind
manifestly
a party or group (as within a government) that is often contentious or self-seeking
factions
the quality of forceful or persuasive expressiveness
eloquence
wretched, squalid
sordid
able to speak
articulate
to take out of the grave or tomb
disinterred
involving or characterized by hard or toilsome effort
laborious
fit for or used for the frowing of crops
arable
a state of resting after exertion or strain
repose
a staff on which a flag is hoisted
flagstaff
an instance of malignant or malicious behavior or nature
malignity
the killing of an infant
infanticide
to surrender often after negotiations of terms
capitulated
to be astonished
stupefied
involving, according with, or considered with respect to specific categories
categorically
look, expression
countenance