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adamant
unyielding, immovable, inflexible
adnostic
unbeliever
anchorite
recluse, hermit
arachnid
arthropod with 8 legs
awry
askew, twisted, amiss
bias
prejudice; inclination, tendency
connoisseur
expert, competent judge, person with astute taste or discrimination
culpability
responsibility, blamability
deference
respect for, submission or courteous yielding to another's wishes
dilettante
amateur; person who "dabbles" in arts, superficial "expert"
diocesan
rel. to administrative district of a bishop
distraught
upset
domesticity
rel. to household
exodus
mass departure from; leave - taking; going away
foil
to thwart; frustrate; impede
glutton
one who eats too much; has great capacity for enduring
gourmet
expert on eating and drinking, epicure
heinous
abominable, hateful or shockingly evil
importunate
troublesomely urgent, overly persistent and demanding
imminent
impending, about to occur
incipient
in beginning stages
indolent
lazy, disinclined to work
lenniency
indulgence, mildness or tolerance in treatment
nocturnal
occurring at night
ominous
foreboding, threatening
opinionated
having strong opinions
passive
submissive, not active
portentous
ominous, foreboding, threatening
precedent
an example set in previous cases
propitious
favorable, kindly, advantageous, good omen
ravage
to plunder, lay waste, commit destruction
remoteness
distance from, seclusion, aloofness
retribution
revenge
reverie
daydream
sanctify
to consecrate as holy, purify, set apart
salubrious
beneficial, healthful, favorable
sanguine
ruddy complexion; optimistic outlook
solitude
quiet aloneness
somnolent
sleepy
unconscionable
unreasonable, excessive, outrageous, shocking
vanquish
to subdue, defeat, conquer
myraid
many
myrmidon
loyal follower