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capricious
Adjective
Unpredictable; change of mind
defile
Transitive verb
to stench; to soil; to befoul; to desecrate
beneficent
adjective
kindness; charity; charitable
grimace
noun
twisting of the face
vile
adjective
hostile
usurp
Transitive verb
to seize without permission
passive
adjective
sedentary
fraught
adjective
fret; worry; distress; emotional
brood
transitive verb
to sit on or hatch
oracle
noun
a messenger of the Gods
sceptre
noun
staff
precursor
noun
forerunner
revel
intransitive verb
to take great pleasure or delight
dire
adjective
urgent
enamored
adjective
filled with love
hovel
noun
small dwelling
anteroom
noun
smaller room that leads to a larger one
interminable
adjective
never-ending
zeal
adjective
zest; eager
tryst
noun
a meeting of lovers
convoluted
adjective
rolled up; coiled; twisted
deity
noun
god or goddess
clamber
intransitive verb
to climb one foot over the other
heifer
noun
small cow
esteem
transitive verb
to regard with respect
adamantine
adjective
hard; unyielding
incarnate
adjective
embodied in flesh
pious
adjective
commendable
languor
noun
lack of physical or mental energy
venerate
transitive verb
to regard with respect
suppliant
adjective
asking humbly
succor
noun
relief; assistance in times of distress
respite
noun
short interval of rest
omnipotent
adjective
having unlimited authority; power
perplexed
adjective
filled with confusion; puzzled
peerless
adjective
incomparable; no match
ardent
adjective
passionate; characterized by warmth of feeling
inexorable
adjective
not pusuaded or moved
execration
noun
curse; denunciation
deftness
noun
skillful; dextrous