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Austere
severly simple, an adjective
undemonstrative
not emotionally open, reserved
an adjective
catholicity
general acceptance; universiality
a noun
coquetry
playful behavior intended to attract interest
a noun
harpies
loathsome, voracious monsters of Greek mythology with the head and trunk of a woman and the tail, wings and talons of a bird.
a noun
apocryphal
of questionable authenticity
an adjective
holograph
a document written in the handwriting of the person whose signature it bears
a noun
balderdash
nonsense
a noun
disquietude
worried unease; anxiety
a noun
troglodytic
brutish; like a cave dweller
an adjective
fortnight
a period of 2 weeks
a noun
pedant
one who exhibits one's learning or scholarship ostentatiously
a noun
heresies
a controversial or unothodox opinion or doctrine
a noun
audibly
so as to be heard
an adverb
insensate
without human feeling; cold-blooded
an adjective
conflagration
a very intense uncontrollable fire
a noun
blackguardly
foul, lacking principles or scruples
an adjective
odious
arousing strong dislike
an adjective
napery
table linen
a noun
disinterred
to unbury
a verb
disreputable
lacking respectability
an adjective
allusion
an instance of indirect reference
a noun
tenor
a course
a noun
stringent
strongly binding
an adjective
mien
an appearance
a noun
baize
a felt-like material
a noun
sedulous
persevering
adjective
maladies
an unwholesome condition
a noun
marrow
the inner part of the bones
a noun
malefactor
a criminal
a noun
scud
loose, vapory clouds driven swiftly by the wind
a noun
phial
a vial
a noun
annotated
to write critical notes in a literary work
a verb
blasphemies
a contemptous act concerning God
a noun
farrago
a medley
a noun
idiosyncratic
peculiar to an individual
an adjective
ebullition
the boiling state
a noun
ebullition
the boiling state
a noun
enigmas
a riddle
a noun
duplicity
a twofold state
a noun
multifarious
diversity
an adjective
incongruous
incompatible
an adjective
denizens
inhabitants
a noun
aspirations
a strong desire for high achievement
a noun
effulgence
a brilliant radiance
a noun