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atheist
one who believes there is no god
censor
one who supervises conduct and morals
jaundiced
yellowish pigmentation of the skin, tissues, and body fluids caused by the deposition of bile pigments
dispute
to struggle against
edifying
to instruct and improve especially in moral and religious knowledge
rupture
a breaking apart or the state of being broken apart
mutinied
forcible or passive resistance to lawful authority; especially : concerted revolt (as of a naval crew) against discipline or a superior officer
furrowed
something that resembles the track of a plow: as a : a marked narrow depression
feigned
to give a false appearance of : induce as a false impression
appreciate
to grasp the nature, worth, quality, or significance of
junction
an act of joining : the state of being joined
voluble
easily rolling or turning
profound
having intellectual depth and insight
coagulate
being clotted or congealed
severing
to put or keep apart
gravely
having a serious and dignified quality or demeanor <a grave and thoughtful look
blaspheme
to speak of or address with irreverence
fiasco
a complete failure
exhausted
to draw off or let out completely
gaunt
excessively thin and angular
articulation
the action or manner of jointing or interrelating
felicitations
to consider happy or fortunate
conceited
to take a fancy to
irrigation
to supply (as land) with water by artificial means
authority
power to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior
compatriots
person born, residing, or holding citizenship in the same country as another
ingenious
showing or calling for intelligence, aptitude, or discernment
buttresses
projecting structure of masonry or wood for supporting or giving stability to a wall or building
transparent
or sheer enough to be seen through
mobility
capable of moving or being moved
mercurial
characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood
consecrated
to make or declare sacred;
anarchists
one who rebels against any authority, established order, or ruling power
converging
to tend or move toward one point or one another : come together
epithet
a characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or thing
summarily
done without delay or formality
eddy
a current of water or air running contrary to the main current;
contemptuous
the act of despising
conspicuous
obvious to the eye or mind
brittleness
easily broken, cracked, or snapped
abyss
the bottomless gulf, pit, or chaos of the old cosmogonies
cynicism
based on or reflecting a belief that human conduct is motivated primarily by self-interest
deprecating
express disapproval of
haughty
blatantly and disdainfully proud
champion
a winner of first prize or first place in competition;
tentatively
not fully worked out or developed
ungainly
lacking in smoothness or dexterity
protracted
to extend forward or outward
slackened
characterized by slowness, sluggishness, or lack of energy
gratuitously
not called for by the circumstances