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abrogate-v
cancel, nullity, abolish by authoritative action
adulation-n.
excessive praise or admiration
assuage-v.
to calm or soothe, to relieve or lesson
atrocity-n.
monstrous wickedness or cruelty
autotelic- adj.
having a purpose in itself
belie-v.
to give a false impression or contrast with, to contradict
carouse-v.
to drink heavily, to take part in noisy revels
dais-n.
raised platform for a throne or a seat of honor
damoscene-n.
metal ornament with inlaid gold or silver in a wavy design
detriment- n.
injury, damage, or cause of injury or damage
enmity-n.
hostility, hatred
essay-v., n.
to try or attempt; an attempt or try
fledgling-n.
a young bird; a young and inexperienced person
insidious-adj.
crafty, tricky, working secretly to harm
intrepid-adj.
brave, fearless, dauntless
lament-v., n.
to grieve, mourn; an expression of grief or sorrow
lineage-n.
descent from a common ancestor, family, or race
perpetrate-v
to do or commit a crime, fraud, or anything bad
prowess-n.
distinguished bravery or skill or ability
ravenous-adj.
hungry, greedy, rapacious
redoubtable-adj.
fearful, dreadful and formidable
renown-adj.,n.
held in high repute; fame or glory
retinue-n.
group of attendants or followers
sage-n.
wise, grave, solemn; a very wise old man(adj)
sinew- n.
tendon, strength, energy, force
transient-adj.
lasting only a short time, fleeting
transitory-adj.
passing soon, not lasting , fleetin