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inciting
to move to action : stir up : spur on : urge on
dilate
To speak or write at great length on a subject; expatiate.
appendage
an adjunct to something larger or more important; accessory
picturesque
evoking mental images : VIVID
aerie
The nest of a bird, such as an eagle, built on a cliff or other high place.
machinery
A literary device for bringing about an effect, such as a happy ending.
platitude
the quality or state of being dull or insipid
uncongenial
not fitted : UNSUITABLE
appertain
pertain
forebodings
an omen, prediction, or presentiment especially of coming evil
ardor
extreme vigor or energy
inuring
making able to withstand physical hardship
capacious
Capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy.
endowments
a special and usually inborn ability
suppliant
one who asks humbly and earnestly of
consolation
the giving of hope and strength in times of grief, distress, or suffering
toils
long strenuous fatiguing labor
intonations
the act of intoning and especially of chanting
disconsolate
cheerless
penury
a cramping and oppressive lack of resources (as money);
vagrants
wanderer, bum
contemplate
To look at attentively and thoughtfully
indulgence
an act of kind assistance
caprice
a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action; WHIM
vehement
intensely emotional
semblance
a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
predilection
preference
avidity
keen eagerness
sacrilege
an act of great disrespect shown to God or to sacred ideas, people, or things
debarred
to prevent the participation or inclusion of; excluded
repent
to turn from sin and dedicate oneself to the amendment of one's life
uncouth
strange or clumsy in shape or appearance : OUTLANDISH
ensuing
to take place afterward or as a result; following
pulpit
an elevated platform or high reading desk used in preaching or conducting a worship service
mien
appearance