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sanctimony
piety, holiness, sacredness
pox
any disease producing rashes of pimples that leave pockmarks on healing; a pox on = anger or impatience with
conjunctive
serving to join; connective
cuckold
n. = the husband of an adulteress
v. = to have a sexual relationship with another man's wife
profane
irreverent, blasphemous, heathen; secular
engendered
brought about; begotten
discern
percieve clearly with the mind or senses
segregation
enforced separation of (racial) groups
desperate
reckless from despair; violent and lawless
grievous
severe OR causing grief or suffering
surfeited
overfed / overeat(ed); caused to wear by excess
paragons
models (of excellence)
contentions
disputes, arguments; a point asserted into an argument (it is my contention that you are wrong)
chides (v)
to scold, rebuke
chronicle
narrative of events in chronological order
discords
disagreements
prithee
(I prithee) pray, please (I pray thee)
satiety
the state of being contented; the feeling of having too much of something; satiety of = a cloyed dislike of
voluble
spoken vehemently, incessantly, or fluently
conscionable
acceptable or permissible according to one's conscience