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alleged
accused
taciturn
silent
assuaged
relieved, lessen intensity
entity
existence
collard
greens
teemed
overflowing
vapid
boring, lacking liveliness
malevolent
evil
predilection
preference, partiality
domiciled
dwelling
unsullied
clean
nebulous
vague
foray
attack,raid,venture
dictum
pronouncement
repertoire
list of skills to be preformed
transition
change
indigenous
occuring naturally; native
covey
flock
entailment
predetermined order of succession
illicitily
illegally; unlawfully
inquities
injustices
fraught
full-of
discernible
tabgible; palpable; noticeable
contentious
stubborn; quarrelsome
diminutive
very small
fractious
cranky; unmanageable
auspicious
promising omen
pestilence
plague; disease
edification
instruction and improvement
prowess
military skill
torso
trunk of body
aberrations
turning away from moral standard
hone
used to sharpen
direst
dreadful
quelled
calmed
perpetrate
to commit and be guilty of crime
wary
very cautious
innate
existing in; native
tenterhooks
hooked nail
ambrosia
food of roman and greek gods
siblings
offspring from same parents
mortified
humiliated; subdued
obtreperous
uncontrollably noisy
rudiments
fundimentals; basics
articulate
announciate distinctly
druthers
choice
contemporaries
living at the same time
passe
out of date
apoplectic
cripple after a stroke
livid
enraged
rectitude
edification; moral uprightness
interdict
a law
tirade
long,harsh speach
devoid
empty, completely lacking
cantankerous
hateful; ill-tempered
umbrage
to take offense
palliation
an excuse
reconnaissance
priliminary survey
undulate
moves in a wave like motion
propensities
habits
altercation
fight
bode
foretells; forewarns
barnacles
sea creatures;problems
habiliments
clothing
qualms
twinged of conscious
formidable
awe inpiring fear
prerogative
opinion;hereditary privilege
mandrake
poisonous plant
myopic
near sighted; narrow minded
rankling
irritating
venerable
deserving respect
succint
brief
acquiescence
agreement; compliance
aggregation
group; collection
resilient
easily recovered
venue
place where jury or trial is held
criteria
standard where judgement is based
subpoena
comanding a person to go to court
elucidate
to clarify
equity
impartiality; fairness
unobtrusive
inconspicuous; not forward
lanky
unatractively tall and thin
acrimonious
sharp harsh in language or feeling
tenet
strong belief;principle
ambidextrous
capable of using both hands with equal ease
mollified
soothed;calmed
corroborating
confirming
exodus
migration
distaff
womans work
iota
very small
contraband
illegal smuggling
unmitigated
great level of intensity; not lessened
subsequent
chronological
circumstantial evidence
indirect
relenting
to compromise; give in
vehemently
powerfully; impassionately
squalid
poverty;desperateness
duress
forcible restraint
recluse
hermit;withdrawl from society
spurious
false; not genuine
purloined
to steal
irascible
cantankerous; contentious
garishly
gaudily
eluded
escaped; evaded
importune
demand
partisans
person who strongly supports one side of a debate
vex
to annoy
disparagement
dishonor; discredit
tyrannous
severity; unjust
masque
masked ball
masquerade
masked ball
agate
stone
solemnity
dignified; seriousness
pernicious
fatal
adversary
opponent;foe
portentious
ominous;bad sign
augment
to increase
transgression
sin; break law
prodigious
enormous in size, intelligence
visage
face
propagate
thrive; reproduce
conjure
call upon
repose
rest
doff
take off; discard
perjury
lies; flase under oath
shrift
confession to a priest
entreat
beseech
prating
to babble
bestrides
to dominate; straddle
moderately
reasonably
procure
to obtain
idolatry
obsession
unweildy
bulky; unmanageable
rancor
bitter resentment; hatred
thrive
flourish
discourse
speech
bescreened
concealed
salutaion
greeting
hie
hasten
intercession
prayer on behalf of another
discords
conflict
rapier
sword
bandying
hitting back and forth
agile
active
lamentation
weeping; wailing
beguiled
deceived; tricked; mislead
sojourn
a visit
valor
courage; bravery
chide
to scold
herald
announce
abhor
shudder in disgust
martial
eagerness to fight
garish
gaudy
consort
companion
shroud
covering (for corpse)
abate
lessen; subside
melancholy
sadness; depression of spirits
prostrate
weakness; lying flat; helplessness
mandrake
poisonous plant resembling a human
dirge
funeral hymn
penury
poverty
bier
framework for corpse
solace
consolation; easing of grief
obsequies
funeral rites or ceremonies
enmity
bitter feelings of an enemy
paramour
lover
apothecary
pharmacist
liege
a lord (mrs. , mr.)
dire
dreadful; terrible; desperate
presage
predict
peruse
scrutinize
betrothed
engadged
inexorable
unyeilding; unrelenting
sepulcher
a volt for burrial
palpable
tangable
indolently
lazy
disarming
removing of fear
droll
funny
scruples
uneasiness of consious
stamina
endurance
abhor
shudder in disgust
martial
eagerness to fight
garish
gaudy
consort
companion
shroud
covering (for corpse)
abate
lessen; subside
melancholy
sadness; depression of spirits
prostrate
weakness; lying flat; helplessness
mandrake
poisonous plant resembling a human
dirge
funeral hymn
penury
poverty
bier
framework for corpse
solace
consolation; easing of grief
obsequies
funeral rites or ceremonies
enmity
bitter feelings of an enemy
paramour
lover
apothecary
pharmacist
liege
lord (MR MRS)
dire
desperate; dreadful;terrible
presage
predict
peruse
scrutinize
betrothed
engaged
inexorable
cannot be altered; unyeilding
sepulcher
volt for burial
palpable
tangible
indolently
lazy
disarming
remvong of fear
droll
funny
scruples
uneasiness of contiouse
stamina
endurance
imperative
comanding
elude
esacped by cunningness
tangible
palpable
quarry
prey
condone
forgive; disregard
amenities
luxeries
deplorable
deeply regrettable
affable
friendly
imprudent
lacking wisdom
solicitously
with care or concern
zealous
devoted; enthusiastic
uncanny
eerie; weird
endeavor
earnest attempt
pariah
outcast; hermit
romance
excitement; love in literature
duly
on time; preperly
delusion
hallucination
mackintosh
raincoat
treacherous
dangerous
prospects
probabilities; outcomes
self-possesed
control of feelings,actions
infirmities
weaknesses; defects
succession
coming after in sequence
imminent
impending; about to take place
migrate
to from one place to the next
beseech
bed; implore
contrition
feeling of regret
defiant
rebellious
poise
composure
convulsive
sposmotic
luminous
shining;bright
incredulous
unbelieveable; skeptical
myriads
innumerable; very large
buoyant
afloat
chivalry
qualifications of a knight
promonotory
projecting out into the sea
supplication
humble request
avenge
to get revenge
preclude
to make impossible
impunity
penalty
redress
corrrect a wrong
retribution
punishment; reward
wont
habit
immolation
offered in sacrifice
connoisseur
expert
motley
particolored; diversified
absconded
depart secretly
fetter
chain by the foot
accost
confront; approach
destined
meant to be
implore
beseech
subside
decrease
repose
rest
virtuoso
connoisseur; expert
termination
end
brevity
shortness
despondently
desparingly
enigmatic
puzzling
dispel
disperse
egotistical
arragant
harass
threaten persistantly
inexplicable
incapable of being explained
skewed
scattered,distorted
sullen
sad
wary
watchful;very cautious
careen
to lurch
imminent
impending
vortex
whirlpool
serene
calm;peaceful
infallibility
unliable to fail
gilded
covered with gold
armade
fleet
naught
nothing
evanesced
vanished; evaporated
heresy
contradictiry
doggedness
persistance; tenaciousness
exotic
strinkingly beautiful for differentness
invalid
chronically ill; disabled
iridescent
colorful like a rainbow
precariously
unstable; dependant on another
reiterate
repeat again and again