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acute
very sharp
apathetically
indifferently
conflagration
a large fire
excrutiating
agonizing
immortality
the ability to live forever
intangible
lacking physical mass
reiterated
to say again
stringent
very strict
subtle
not obvious
undulations
waves
conspicuously
obviously
graphically
with great detail
incredulity
disbelief; skepticism
indictment
an accusation
outrageous
shameful; extravagant
permeated
spread throughout
refrain
a repeated phrase
scriptures
biblical writings
unobtrusively
inconspicuously
vengeance
retaliation
commence
to begin
consciousness
awareness
eccentric
odd; unusual
entreprenuer
someone who starts a business
epitaph
tombstone inscription
esteemed
highly thought of
exasperation
frustration
illiteracy
lack of ability to read and write
looming
appear to threaten
sophisticated
cultured
abridged
to reduce in length
augment
to make larger in size
construe
to interpret
discourse
conversation
encompassed
surrounded; included
enkindled
stirred to action
infirmity
an illness
interpose
extraordinarily ominous
portentous
to intervine
prodigies
remarkable people or events
apparition
a ghostly figure
censure
to criticize severely
covetous
desirous
engendered
produced
entreat
to ask for; to beg
envenomed
embittered; angry
fawned
to seek favor or attention by flattery
melancholy
sadnes; depression
proscription
prohibition
salutation
a greeting
conceive
to think of
despondent
disheartened; disconsolate
diffidently
with a lack of confidence
impending
about to take place
lucid
clear; easily understood
martial
pertaining to war
oblique
not straightforward
ordeal
a difficult or painful experience
regimen
a pattern; a system
scoff
to mock or make fun of
crescendo
steady increase in loudness or force
curiousity
the desire to learn or know
extricated
to free from entanglement
formidable
having impressive qualities
impetus
an incentive; a reason
nonchalant
coolly indifferent
ominous
threatening evil or danger
placidly
pleasantly; calmly
ponderous
bulky; slow moving
reconnoiter
to gather military information