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edifice
building, esp a large massive structure
discerning
showing insight and understanding
insidious
treacherous, harmful but enticing
gesticulation
the act of making gestures
ignominy
deep personal humiliation and disgrace
inauspicious
unfavorable
venerable
deserving to be regarded with reverential respect or admiring deference
magistrate
an official entrusted with administration of the laws
iniquity
wickedness (wicked act or thing)
visage
the face, countenance, appearance of a person
abstruse
hard or difficult to understand
appellation
identifying by a name or title
deleterious
causing moral or physical injury; harmful
importunate
persistent in pressing demands or requests
latent
to lie hidden
propensity
often intense natural inclination or preference
efficacy
power to produce an effect
stigmatized
to identify in opprobrious terms (brings disgrace)
capricious
whimsical; governed by a sudden change of action or mind w/out adequate reason
discern
to detect visually; to detect w/ senses other than vision, to comprehend visually
uncouth
not known or not familiar to one; rare
accost
to approach and speak to boldly and aggressively- as with a demand
effervescence
the showing of high spirits or excitement
vex
to bring trouble, distress, worry to
loquacity
very talkative, garrulous
satiate
to satisfy fully
probity
complete and confirmed integrity
vehemently
vigorous, energetic
surmise
to infer without sufficient evidence
obscure
indistinctly perceived