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theocracy
government of a state by immediate divine guidance or by church officials who are regarded as divinely guided
dissembling
concealing the facts; hiding under a false pretense
propriety
socially acceptable behavior and speech
deference
respect and esteem due a superior or an elder
vindictive
disposed to seek revenge
corroborating
supporting with evidence or authority
formidable
dreadful; fearful; extremely serious
trepidation
timorous uncertain agitation; apprehension
subservient
servile; cringing manner of one very conscious of a subordinate position
titillated
aroused; excited
pretense
false show
canny
clever, shrewd, crafty
arbitrate
to determine the outcome of a dispute
fathom
understand
defamation
slander; the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to damage another's reputation
blanched
became ashen or pale
ameliorate
to make better or more tolerable
daft
mad; insane
tainted
contaminated; corrupt
imperceptible
extremely slight, gradual, or subtle
befuddled
muddled, stupefied, confused
effrontery
shameless boldness
immaculate
spotlessly clean
qualm
misgiving; a feeling of uneasiness about a point especially of conscience or propriety
manifest
evidence; appearance; sign
incredulously
skeptically; with disbelief
base
degrading; contemptuous
beguile
deceive by guile; hoodwink (tricky)(fool, con)
adamant
unyielding; unshakable or immovable especially in opposition
tantalized
teased, facinated