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explicit
clearly stated or expressed, without doubt as to meaning
larceny
the unlawful taking of anoter,s money, goods, or property
consternation
sudden confusion, amazement , or frustation
remostrance
a speech or gesture of protest, opposition, complaint, or reprimand
interpose
to place between; to introduce a remark or question during a conversation or speech; to come between two opposing parties
impreciation
the invocation of an evil or curseon someone or soemthing
apparition
a ghostly figure, a ghost; a sudden unusual sight ; a vision , the act of appearing or becomong visible
execrate
to condemn strongly or harshly; to abominate
corroborate
to confirm, to support to give proof of
felicitous
used or expressed in a way suitable to the occasion, appropriate 2. marked by well-being or good fortune
dextrous
having or showing skill in the use of hands body or mind
parokysm
1. a sudden outburst of laughter or rage , a fit 2. a sudden attack of disease or its symptoms
penitential
having to do with penance, that is , sorrow for having done worng and the desternation to make up for it
animosity
a feeling of strong dislike or hatred , bitter hostility
beguile
to mislead , decieve or delude; often by charm
smite
to inflict a heavy blow with 1. the hand , a tool , a weapon or the like; 2. to affect strongly and suddenly with deep feeling
commiserate
to feel sorrow , pain , or regret for someone else
disconsolate
hopeless dejected , miserable, unable to be consoled; marked by a long- lasting sadness
impetuosity
sudden forceful action with little forethough;. hasty, furois attitude, action or speech
ignominious
shameful, dishonorable
acquisece
to accept or consent quietly, without protesting, but alos without enthusiasm
capricious
likely to change opinions or wishes unpredictably
auspicios
showing signs of future success; favorable appearances
reiterate
to repeat again and again; to do and say repeatedly
injunction
the act of ordering or directing; an order or command
expatriate
v. to banish, as banning a person from his native country; n. someone who is banished
patronize
to show favor in a condescending manner; to support. protect, or sponsor
abhorrence
extreme hatred; a shrinking away from something in horror
disparity
inequality; difference in degree , age, rank , condition, or equality
supercilious
acting as if others were inferior