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subsequently
following in order
congenial
agreeable; friendly
portal
doorway, entrance
inauspicious
w/out good favor; unlucky, bad
physiognomies
outward appearances; faces
augured
predicted the future
infamy
reputation for doing evil; dishonor
evanescent
tending to disappear easily
ignominy
shame, dishonor
peremptory
incapable of delay or opposition; dictatorial, commanding to be obeyed
alchemy
an early form of chemistry, usually involving turning base metals to gold
behooves
to be proper or necessary
perpetrate
to perform, to do, esp. something evil
expostulation
the act of reasoning with a person believed to be in error; persuasion
retribution
punishment; vengeance
lurid
ghastly, deathly; shocking
vivify
to make alive
emolument
gain from employment; wages
commiseration
sympathy; pity
ascetic
severely simple; one who practices extreme self denial
superfluous
more than enough; surplus
repugnance
a feeling of hatred
insidious
secretly evil; sly
inviolable
unable to be moved or changed
caprice
whim; notion
vilify
to speak evil of; defame
decry
to lesson in importance or value; to rebuke
unobtrusive
unable to be seen easily
indefeasible
incapable of being declared null an void
ominous
predicting evil; foreboding
inimical
harmful; like an enemy
acquisition
something gained by one's effort
scrupulous
having a belief in certain principles