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appall
to shock; to horrify; to dismay
rebuke
to criticize severely; punish; scold severely
grapple
a hook, or claw that grabs weighty things (esp. on docks)
cauldron
a pot; big kettle
scepter
a staff held by a ruler as a symbol or sovereignity (wand; small staff encrusted in gold and gems)
apparition
an unusual or unexpected sight (a ghost)
scruples
a sense of right and wrong that keeps one from doing as one pleases
abhor
to shrink from in disgust; loathe
infirmity
physical weakness; or weakness that come along with age
verity
truth; reality
venom
poison (or spider, snake, etc.)
issue
offspring; descendants; children
oracle
a person through whom a God is believed to speak
parricide
the act of murdering ones parents, close relative, etc.
perturbation
disturbing in mind; trouble greatly
knell
to ring slowly and solemnly; toll
benison
a blessing
covet
to wish for greatly or with envy
palter
equivicate; to speak wiht intent to confuse
sovereignty
freedom from outside control
intemperance
lack of self-control (alcohol?)
rancor
a continuing hate or bitter ill-will
scotch
to maim; to put an end to
gruel
thin water porridge
blasphemy
to speak out against religiong or things holy (ex: using God's name in vain)