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lair
a den; hideaway; resting place
ravenous
very eager or greedy for food
remonstrance
expression of protest
interpose
interrupt
pall
an aura of gloom or sadness
rimy
an icy coating
imprecation
the act of invoking evil on; curse
prodigious
large
declamation
speech marked by strong feelings
commiserate
to feel sympathy (involves other people)
morose
gloomy
execrate
to declare to be evil; to curse or denounce
parley
discussion, usually between two enemies
audacious
intrepidly daring
epistle
letter, usually formal
ablution
washing, usually a religious right
aversion
a feeling of repugnance, a desire to avoid
ignominious
marked by shame or disgrace
felicitous
very well suited
dexterous
skillful in the use of hands or mind
dexterous
skillful in the use of hands or mind
sagacious
of keen judgment; wise
capricious
impulsive; fickle; flighty; sudden change of mind
acquiesce
to agree readily; accept passively; submit
wreak
to cause harm or express rage
courtier
a person who serves at a royal court
buffet
to punch repeatedly
niggardly
stingy
beguile
to trick; spend time pleasantly
ordnance
military weaponry
pettish
irritable
verily
(archaic) truly; certainly
smite
to afflict or strike forcefully (only happens once)
miscreant
a wicked person
prostrate
to kneel, fall to the ground in humility; surrender (as and adjective-flat)
reparation
something paid or given to make up for an injury or loss
adjunct
something connected to another thing in a helpful, but not necessary way
copious
plentiful
edify
to teach or enlighten (has a moral connotation)
cogent
forceful, appealing, convincing
injudicious
unwise
appertain
to relate to; belong to
reiterate
to say over and over again
erudition
extensive knowledge acquired chiefly from books