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they will abscond
hide, withdraw
to accede to demands
agree, assent
to adjudge the case
judge, deem, sentence
under the aegis of
sheild, protection
an aesthetic judgment
beauty, attractive
government archives
historical documents
someone's asperity
roughness
government auspices
protection
to have autonomy
independence
a bucolic event
rural
to write calumny
slander
a capricious act
changeable, freakish
to practice chicanery
trickery
a chimerical notion
fanciful, imaginary
to be cognizant of
aware
a reasonable conjecture
guess
a conjugal relationship
married
conversant with
familiar acquainted
of cosmic importance
uiniversal
a literary coterie
clique, group
to covet a job
desire
a credible account
trustworthy
solve by deduction
reasoning
a denizen of the sea
inhabitant
to derive pleasure
obtain, receive
compose a dirge
funeral hymn
disparity in numbers
inequality
to write doggerel
comic verse
accept a dogma
doctrine
to differentiate between
distinguish
an elegant person
refined, tasteful
one of the elite
choice, select body
study elocution
expert manner of speaking
empirical knowledge
observed
the problem's enormity
vastness
it is ephemeral
lasting a short time
epicurean tastes
luxurious
the essence of the speech
basic nature
evanescent happiness
liable to vanish
to evoke memories
call forth
to expiate the wrong
make amends
the plant's fecundity
fertility
a frivolous purchase
not serious
a gratuitous remark
without cause
a humdrum life
dull
immutable facts
changeless
an inane remark
foolish
to incarcerate the theif
imprison
an incompatible couple
unsuitable
make an induction
commencement
an ingenuous person
noble, upright
great iniquity
fault, failing
an insular approach
island, narrow
an invidious comparison
enviable
a story's irony
sarcasm
meeting the laity
professional
a world in microcosm
small, minature
a modicum of talent
small amount
mundane affairs
ordinary
to meet one's nemesis
enemy
to be nonentity
unimportant
a parasitic person
moocher
a perfidious act
treacherous
pertinent information
pertaining, relevant
a politic solution
pertaining to policy, citizens
showing prescience
foresight
a primordial landscape
primary
have priority
precedence
to proffer service
offer
to proscribe something
doom, condemn
the story's protagonist
main character
my protege
trainee, the one being taken care of
to make a pun
play on words
pusillanimous actions
cowardly
raucous voices
harsh, rough
a reactionary posititon
favoring reaction
to reciprocate affection
to rreturn
demand renumeration
reward, compensation
the diners are replete
satisfied
an important revelation
disclosure
to take the rostrum
beak, snout
a salient point
prominent
a saline pond
salt water
a salutary effect
healthful, wholesome
to be a scapegoat
one to take the fall
to cause a schism
division
scurrilous remarks
foul, vile
the summer solstice
sun is farthest from the equator
a somnloent dog
sleepy
a sonorous sound
loud
a common stereotype
assumption
to stultify enthusiasm
fool, foolish
to superannuate me
retire, disqualify
a tenuous arguement
small
tenure in office
time
an unprecedented story
very first
a venal person
hirable
to use vernacular
common language
a voluminous book
large, containing many volumes
a surreptitious meeting
secret, stealthy