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acquittal
setting free by judge
contemptuous
showing scorn
inarticulate
unable to speak
ethical
morals, pertaining to right and wrong
amiable
friendly, agreeable
assert
to defend or claim
fortitude
moral strength, endurance
analogy
comparison
heresy
a belief different from accepted doctrine
visage
a face or facial expression
whimsical
unpredictable, odd
evolve
to develop gradually
mystic
mysterious
personification
nonhuman object given human qualities
pompous
self-important
rejuvenate
to give youthful qualities to
insipid
dull, lifeless
loathe
hate with a passion
aesthetic
artistic, sensitive to art and beauty
charisma
a special quality of leadership
emphatically
forcefully, assertively
wan
sickly pale, or faint, colorless
oppurtune
advantagesly timed
qualm
uneasiness, misgiving
stamina
strength, vigor
axiom
a self-evident truth
compliance
adapting to or giving in
retribution
punishment
encompass
to surround
implacable
not capable of being calmed or appeased
stringent
tight in finances, strict, severe
transitory
temporary
perserverance
persistence
wreak
to express (anger or hatred)
commence
to begin
coffer
box or chest used to store valuables
hieroglyphic
a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable, or sound
juncture
a point in time, crisis point
retainer
a fee in advance for services, an attendent
tawny
brownish-yellow, tan
influx
flowing in
perceive
to detect, to observe
buffet
a piece of dining room furniture, type of meal
palatable
fit to be eaten
ensue
follows
steppe
vast treeless plain
bayou
marshy inlet
compassion
pity for someone else's suffering
ravage
to inflict terrible destruction
subsidize
to promote