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dubious
doubtful
beseeching
to implore urgently
extenuated
to lessen the seriousness of something esp. by making excuses
tremulous
trembling, nervous, weak
commiserate
to empathize with, to pity
superannuated
to allow to retire
blighted
to cause to undergo blight, to ruin
presentiment
a feeling that something evil is about to happen
truculent
fierce, cruel, brutal
absolve
free from guilt
vestige
a trace of something that is no longer in existence
entreat
to ask earnestly, beg
obdurate
unmoved by persuasion
gainsay
to deny, dispute or contradict
adjure
to charge or command solemnly
querulous
complaining
malefactors
criminals
portentous
momentous
scourge
a whip in punishment
reconnoitre
to explore with the goal of finding something