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tenure
period during which something is held
execrated
denounced
pernicious
destructive; deadly
lucid
easily understood
incongruity
at odds; not matching
exhorted
urged; advised
reticent
reserved
apparition
ghost
assiduity
constant personal attentions
indelible
permanent
reconnoitre
make a preliminary investigation
tithe
one-tenth
malignant
disposed towards evil
approbation
approval
obsequious
full of or showing servile compliance
repudiate
totally reject
consorted
associated
auspicious
marked by success; grand
fidelity
faithfulness; loyalty
abject
contemptible; miserable, wretched
contiguous
neighboring; adjacent
alluded
suggested indirectly
fain
pleased; willing; obliged
irresolute
undecided
epistle
letter
abeyance
condition of being temporarily set aside
obdurate
hard-hearted; not giving in to persuasion
despose
make a statement of facts
presentiment
sense that something is about to happen
refectories
rooms where meals are served
intimation
hint
propensities
tendicies
consigned
entrusted; gave over to the care of another
truculent
having a tendency to fight; fierce
plaited
braided
intricacies
complexities
superciliously
showing haughty disdain
insolent
arrogant; insulting
extricate
release from an entanglement
impiously
lacking reverence, respect or dutifulness
expatriated
removed from residence in one's native land
eliciting
bringing out; drawing forth
impetuosity
forcefully or passionately
imperiously
domineeringly; overbearingly
loitered
proceeded slowly or with many stops
magnanimous
generous in forgiving; noble
depreciation
belittling
odious
arousing strong dislike
detrimental
damaging
acquiesced
consented without argument
avaricious
stingy
perused
looked over with care
benevolent
good
augur
predict
excreating
cursing
countenances
faces
obstinately
stubbornly
disconsolately
gloomily
ravenously
hungrily
capricious
whimsical
felicitous
lucky
synopsis
summary
morose
melancholy; gloomy
unscrupulous
without a conscience or a moral code
corroborated
supported by other evidence
alienate
turn away; push away
latent
present but not active; hidden
futile
having no useful result
trepidation
state of dread or alarm
pervade
be present throughout
fortuitously
by accident or chance
ignominiously
shamefully; humiliatingly
insolently
insultingly; rudely
prevailing
most common; widespread
augmented
added to
ague
fever and chills
blithe
carefree & lighthearted
omnipotent
all-powerful
asunder
apart from each other
exonerated
freed from blame
sagacioiusly
intelligently; wisely
trenchant
distinct; forceful, effective & vigorous
consternation
state of paralizing dismay
connubial
relating to marriage