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Morass
swamp
prevalent
frequent and widespread
forlorn
desert
articlate
distinct
balk
to frustrate
piteous
envoking sympathy or pity
termagant
a scolding woman
askance
with suspicion
celibacy
condition of being unmarried
stagnant
stale and unclear from lack of motion
precarious
dangerously uncertin or unstable
bittern
a wading bird know for its cry
impregnable
impossible to capture or invade
incantation
a ritual chant supposed to raise spirts or cast spells
boding
ominous
cloven
split, as by an ax
swarthy
of dark complexion
consecrate
to declare sacred
propitiate
to gain by pacifying
surmise
to guess
obliterate
to destroy so that no trace is left
resolute
firm, determined
propitiatory
friendly, peaceful
forbear
to refrain from
surly
ill-tempered
carrion
dead and decomposing
carrion
dead and decomposing
prowess
great stength and skill
obstinate
stubborn
usurer
a money lender who charges extreme intrest rates
ostentation
showy
parsimony
exsessive thrift, stinginess
vainglory
excessive pride
expendiency
appropriteness for the given situation
usurious
characteristic of an usurer
superfluous
more than what is needed
coffer
strongbox