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benevolent
doing or producing good
jargon
meaningless talk
mollify
to calm in temper or feeling
vocation
a regular occupation, especially one for which a person is particularly qualified
arduous
demanding great efforts or labor
abnegation
self-denial
viaduct
a series of spans or arches used to carry a road or railroad over a wide valley or over other roads or railroads
diocese
the district or churches under the jurisdiction of a bishop
adroit
dexterous
filial
of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter
pruner
worker who trims and thins out trees
tribunal
court of form of justice; something that decides or determines
disgorge
to vomit; to give up on request under pressure
perturbed
thrown into a state of aggrivated confusion
styptic
tending to check bleeding; tending to contract or bind
extolled
to praise highly
retribution
something justly deserved
vindicated
to clear of accusation, blame suspicions, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof
transgressions
a violation of a law, command, or duty
languishing
to become weak; to exist or continue in miserable conditions
lamentation
act of expressing grief
iniquity
gross immorality; a sin
xenophobic
a person who is fearful of that which is foreign
usurious
the practicing of cheating someone of money
lecherous
excessive indulgence in sexual activity
subsidiary
serving to assist or supplement
apocalyptically
of or pertaining to a prophetic disclosure or revelation
supplicants
one who asks humbly or earnestly
superfluous
being beyond what is required or sufficient
limpid
characterized by transparent clearness
subjugation
forced submission to control by others
perverse
directed away from what is good
sordid
filthy or dirty; foul
clandestine
kept or done in secret