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essence
the basic or most important qaulity
exotic
sriking; extremely unusual
monetarily
in terms of money:financially
medium
means of communication
pauper
a poor person
heresy
an opinion that holds commonly held veiws or beliefs
exoctic
sriking; extremely unusual
vulnerable
easily hurt; sensitive
semicomatose
half-conscious
vicarious
describes the feeling as if one were taking part in anothers experience
mimic
somenone who imitates
acute
serious; critical
cur
a dog of mixed breed; a cruel or nasty person
preoccupied
lost in thought
aristocrat
a person frm the upper class
derisive
making fun of somenone in a mean way
aura
the atmosphere or feeling that suurounds the person, object, or event
melodramatic
sensational and extravagantly emotional
intigue
to arouse the interest or curiosity of
vexation
anger or annoyance
inflation
increase in amount of money in circulation or credit, which causes increase in prices and decrease in value of money
proposition
a plan, proposal, deal, or scheme
irrelevant
not ot the point; not relating to the subject
predicament
diificult, embarrassing situation
infallibility
the state of being unable to make an error
vigil
a time of staying awake during the usual hoursof sleep in order to keep watch over or guard someone or something
solder
to join or bond together
immmolate
to kill or destroy
obligation
a sense of duty
potent
effective or powerful
pandemonium
wild, noisy lack of order
offensive
causing anger or resentment
Constitution
the physical makeup of someone or something
cascading
falling or flowing like waterfall
incendiaries
bombs designed to cause fires and explosions
vermillion
a bright red or scarlet
disconsolate
dejected; extremely unhappy
disdainful
having contempt or scorn
familiarity
behavior that implies a close, personal relationship
nonentity
a person of little or no importance
premonition
a feeling of something bad is about to happen
fundamental
basic; most important
precariously
insecurely;in an unsafe manner
doggedness
persistence; stubbornness
reitate
to repeat
rank
growing
wildly and vigorously
distraught
very upset and confused
eccentric
out of the ordinary;odd
accentuate
emphasive
aloof
reserved and cool
composed
calm ; tranquil
inanimate
mot possesing life; like an object
oppressive
weighing heavy on ones mind or spirit
haggard
having a wild, tired look as grief, illness, or unhappiness
inscrutable
mysteriously;difficult to understand
aghast
horrified; in disbelief
longevity
length of life
imminent
approaching;near, close at hand
intimate
highly personal; closely acquainted
insolent
boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior
insinuatingly
in a way that suggest more than is said