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ancestral
serving as a forerunner; prototype
felicity
state of bliss
congenial
agreeable
atrocious
extremely bad
querulous
complaining or fretting
riotous
noisy and/or violent behavior
bulbous
large, round deformed
impertinence
rude behavior
conspicuous
obvious to the eye
interminable
having or seeming to have no end
flamboyant
strikingly bold or brilliant; showy
inexplicable
incapable of being explained
subdued
a person or sound that is usually silent
escutcheon
shield of arms
candid
frank, outspoken
taciturn
inclined to silence
rheumatic
affected with a disease that makes the muscles and joints painful
anatomical
detailed analysis
dissipated
scatter, vanish, disperse
tremulous
shaking, timid, nervous
cavorting
to bound or prance sprightly
sprocket
toothed wheel
quivered
shake slightly
apocalyptic
presaging imminent danger or total world destruction
piqued
offended, and so resentful
forbore
prevented oneself from doing something; refrained from
aggrieved
caused grief or injury; wronged
disreputable
not respectable; having or deserving a bad reputation
destitute
lacking the basic necessities of life; poverty-stricken
commiserate
sympathize (with); show sorrow for
august
impressive; majestic
impeded
blocked; obstructed
cessation
halt; stopping
digence
poverty
avatar
sign; outward manifestation of an unseen force
disconcert
embarrassment; confusion
foreboding
a feeling that something bad will happen
monotonously
in a dull, unvarying way
venerable
worthy of respect because of age or character
anguish
extreme suffering, as from grief or pain
stark
bare; harsh
clenching
closing or holding tightly
presumptuous
overstepping appropriate bounds; too bold
bewilderment
confusion
accomplices
people who help others commit a crime
reciprocity
relations of exchange; interdependence
inexorably
without the possibility of being delayed or stopped
oratory
act of public speaking; strategies characteristic of such speaking
pallor
lack of color; paleness
ebony
black
millennial
1,000 years
slumbering
sleeping
lamentations
act of crying out; wailing
strains
musical sounds; melodies
wither
dry up; shrivel from lack of moisture
implore
plead; ask for earnestly
countenance
face; the look of a person’s face showing his or her nature or feelings
urishes
grows vigorously; thrives
circuit
act of going around something
untrimmed
stripped of ornaments or beautiful features
instinct
an inborn pattern of behavior, opposed to a learned skill
customarily
usually; by habit or tradition
distinct
clearly different; separate
tactile
related to sense of touch
haphazardly
in an unplanned or a disorganized way
configuration
arrangement of parts; pattern
derived
reached by reasoning
impervious
not affected by
cajoling
coaxing with flattery
poignant
emotionally moving; piercing
dilapidated
shabby; broken down
enthralls
captivates; fascinates