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Convulsions
a violent shaking of the body caused by uncontrollable muscle contractions
Transgression
an action violating a law or code
Ravine
a deep narrow valley, especially one formed by running water
Vocation
someone's job or work, especially one involving special commitment
Mandate
authoritative order, official command
Ecstacy
feeling of intense delight
Lassitude
a state of weariness accompanied by listlessness or apathy
Vindicate
to clear somebody of blame, guilt, suspicion or doubt
Stricken
deeply or badly affected by something, such as grief, misfortune or trouble
Pyre
pile of burning wood especially for ceremonial cremations
Infamy
shameful or criminal conduct
Botched
done badly out of clumsiness or lack of care
Loadstone
a magnetic attraction
Torrent
tumultous outpouring
Reverence
a deep respect or devotion
Reprimand
to scold or rebuke somebody for a wrongdoing
Avert
look away, turn eyes away from something
Furrows
a trench in the earth made by a plow
Impotent
without the strength or power to do anything effective or helpful
Martyr
someone who chooses to die rather then deny religious or political beliefs