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dilate
widen; expand
refuge
safe have
enervate
to weaken; destroy the strength of
celestial
of sky and heavens
fervent
showing great intensity of spirit
ardent
passionate; intense
ardour
strong enthusiasm
requisite
required
peruse
read closely
effusion
something that effuses; an unrestrained reaction
niche
situation especially suited to someone
inure
to accustom to hardship; to toughen
fortnight
two weeks
dauntless
fearless
capacious
capable of holding a lot; very spacious
dross
worthless stuff
amass
to gather for oneself
inexorable
unyielding; won't be moved
prudence
discretion; careful judgement
traverse
travel
allusion
reference
cabriolet
a two-wheeled horse carriage w/ a folding top
promontory
a high ridge of land or rock jutting out over water
tempest
a violent storm
carnage
a massive slaughter; a massacre
alleviate
to make more bearable; to lighten
depravity
moral corruption
ignominious
despicable; deserving shame or disgrace
exculpated
cleared of guilt or blame
solemnity
the quality of being solemn
execrated
declared to be hateful; denounced
tomorous
timid; full of apprehension
bauble
a small, showing ornament of little value; a trinket
guile
treacherous cunning; skillful deceit
manacled
confined or restrained by manacles
absolution
the formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
odburate
hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; hardhearted
perdition
loss of the soul; eternal damnation
avowal
a frank admission or acknowledgement
lamentation
the act of lamenting
complacency
a false of (false) contentment or self-satisfaction
fortitude
strength of mind enabling one to endure pain with courage
ephemeral
lasting for a brief time; temporary