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amble
v-To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll.
n- An unhurried or leisurely walk.
apothecary
n- One that prepares and sells drugs and other medicines; a pharmacist.
The apothecary down the block is getting sued for giving a woman pills that had the
assuage
v- To make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe
beadle
n- A minor parish official formerly employed in an English church to usher and keep order during services.(a low levek town official who often help out in a church
brethren
n- A plural of brother ( not a family brother but people that share a common bond)
chattel
n- An article of movable personal property.
dictum
n- A statement or opinion made by an important person (impartment) or a proverb
domicile
n- A residence; a home()it must be permanent).
foray
n-to do something outside of your comfort zone
impudent
adj- Characterized by offensive boldness or disrespect
malevolent
adj- Having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious
piety
n- The state or quality of being pious(Having or exhibiting religious reverence(respect)), especially
predilection
n- A partiality or disposition in favor of something; a preference.
stricture
n- A restraint, limit, or restriction.
n- harsh criticism
taciturn
adj- Habitually untalkative
amiable
Adj. Pleasant in disposition
condescend
v. To descend to the level of one considered inferior; lower oneself
contemptous
adj-Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
cunning
adj- sneeky sly or tricky like a secret agent
diminutive
adj- Extremely small in size; tiny
n- a small person or thing
n- A diminutive suffix, word, or name.
disapprobation
n- Moral disapproval; condemnation
eddy
n-A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion
v- To move in or as if in an eddy
entailment
v-To includes or require
erratic
adj- Having no fixed or regular course; wandering.
fractious
adj- Inclined to make trouble; unruly
gravely
adj- Requiring serious thought; momentous: a grave decision in a time of crisis.
indigenous
adj- it is native to a certain place useually a natural thing
secede
v- To withdraw formally from membership in an organization, association, or alliance.
sojourn
v-To reside temporarily
n-A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.
vex
v-To annoy, as with petty importunities; bother
asinine
adj- stupid or silly
auspicious
adj- favorable
benevolence
n- in the case, a generous or thoughtful gift
haint
n- a ghost or a spook
irk
v- to annoy
melancholy
n or adj- sadness or of a melancholy state
monosyllabic
adj- one syllable
onslaught
n-a violent attack
quell
v-to quiet or pacify
tranquility
n- peacefulness, serenity
benign
adj -Of a kind and gentle disposition
cordiality
n-sincere affection and kindness
dismember
n-someone is to tear or cut that person's limbs (arms and legs) off
edification
n- education or instruction
ensue
adj-something that comes immediately after something else.
gape
v- to stare at a person with your mouth open
inquisitive
adj- questioning or prying
kudzu
n-a quick-growing vine with large leaves, often found in the Southern United States
malignant
adj- dangerous; evil
placid
adj- calm and quite
prowess
n-superior ability or skill
ramshackle
adj-loose or rickety; about to fall apart
rigid
adj-stiff
quibble
v-type of arguing where you avoid the main point by bringing up petty details
tacit
adj-An agreement, or, in this case, a "treaty" that is tacit is one that has been silently agreed upon.
amborsia
n- a dessert made up of a mixture of fruits, nuts, and coconut
abberation
n-is a deviation, or a moving away from, something that is not normal.
canna
n-a beautiful tropical flower
cordial
adj-warm and friendly
embalm
v- the process of preserving a dead body
flue
n- a channel in a chimney that allows smoke and flames to pass to the outside
libel
n-A false publication, as in writing, print, signs, or pictures, that damages a person's reputation
palate
n-The roof of the mouth and nasal
perpetual
n-Something that is perpetual lasts forever
perpetuate
v-To cause to continue indefinitely; make perpetual
procure
v-To get by special effort; obtain or acquire
taffeta
n-a lustrous, stiff fabric, often used for women's dresses, especially formal wear
unfathomable
adj- Something that is unfathomable is something that can not be understood.
vigil
n- a watch
wary
adj- To be wary means to be cautious on your guard against something