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prodigious
extraordinary in size or amount
turbid
confused, muddled
saturnine
gloomy, melancholy
affable
showing warmth or friendliness
inebriating
intoxicated
contentious
tending to argument or strife, quarrelsome
salient
important, remarkable
specter
ghost
languid
lacking in spirit or interest
exalt
to praise or raise in rank
nemesis
an act of retribution or punishment
panic
a sudden overwhelming fear
protean
changeable in shape or form
puissant
powerful
phillipic
verbal criticism
hermetic
airtight
tacit
silent, unspoken
laconic
using few words
elysian
blissful, delightful
draconian
unusually severe or cruel
hector
(noun) a bully
(verb) to intimidate or bully
mutiny
revolt or rebellion against authority
anarchy
without government or laws
amazon
a tall, powerful, aggresive woman
stygian
dark, gloomy
bacchanalian
A riotous, boisterous, or drunken festivity
martial
pertaining to war
apparition
a ghostly figure
multifarious
numerous and varied, having many different parts
denunciation
accusing someone of a crime
reticent
quiet, reluctant to speak
titanic
of enormous size, strength, or power
choleric
impatient, easily angered
bellicose
belligerent, aggresive
servile
submissive, relating to slavery
funereal
gloomy, mournful
pandemonium
a scene of riot or chaos
insurrection
act of revolt against authority
indulgent
lenient or permissive
augmented
to increase in amount or number or strength
dowager
a woman with strong social status
vulgar
coarse, rude
covetous
greedy
effulgent
radiant
stentorian
loud
enmity
feeling of hostility
sinecure
an job that requires minimal duties
niggardly
stingy, miserly
unpurged
not clean or purified
tyrant
cruel leader
encroaching
To advance beyond proper or former limits
Plutocratic
A government or state in which the wealthy rule
cogitation
Thoughtful consideration, meditation
inveigle
To win over by coaxing or flattery
wench
country girl
latent
present but not visible
pontiff
a pope or bishop
venerable
Commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character, or position.
vaunting
to boast, boastful
arrogance
overbearing pride
sententiousness
preachy
indignation
anger at something considered unjust, offensive, or insulting
apprehensive
worried, uneasy
undulation
wavelike motion
chastisement
discipline, scold
malice
desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another
redress
to repair or remedy
countenance
facial expression
accoutered
to outfit or equip
lament
to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow, or regret.
spurn
to treat with contempt; despise.