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charity
The giving of help or relied to the poor
cherish
to regard with affection; hold dear
emerge
to become visable, to come into view
gaunt
very thin and bony, haggard
malice
the wish to harm, injure, or cause pain to another
omen
a sign or happening that is supposed to foretell something good or bad
perish
to die or be destroyed, especially in a violent way
shroud
a cloth used to wrap a dead body for burial
solemnity
seriousness
subside
to sink to a lower level
bedlam
a place or condition of uproar or confusion
boycott
to refuse to buy, use, or sell
hervulean
requiring great strength or exertion
maudlin
excessively or foolishly sentimental
maverick
an unbranded animal, a person who thinks and acts independently of others in his or her group
mentor
a wise and trusted advisor or teacher
Mesmerize
to hypnotize, to fascinate
nemesis
something that causes one's defeat or failure
procrustean
exhibiting ruthless disregard for individual differences
quixotic
extravagantly chivalrous or too romantically idealistic
agnostic
a person who believes that the existence of God is unknown or unknowable
congnomen
nickname
diagnose
to identify a disease trhough a carful analysis
docile
easily taught, trained, or managed
doctinaire
adhering infleibly to a practice or theory
doctrine
teachings
incognito
with one's identity hidden or disguised
orthodox
conforming to traditional and established beliefs, attitudes, or doctrines
paradox
a statement that seems to be contradictory, but may be true