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destiny
A predetermined course of events considered as something beyond human power or control
appraise
To estimate the quality, amount, size, and other features of; judge
hearth
The floor of a fireplace, usually extending into a room and paved with brick, flagstone, or cement
amidst
Surrounded by; in the middle of
debris
The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage
relics
An object kept for its association with the past; a memento
flint
A very hard, fine-grained quartz that sparks when struck with steel
mineralize
To convert to a mineral substance; petrify
grate
To reduce to fragments, shreds, or powder by rubbing against an abrasive surface
rasp
To utter in a grating voice, to scrape harshly; grate
utterance
The act of uttering; vocal expression
chide
To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand
haunch
The hip, buttock, and upper thigh in humans and animals
visitant
A visitor; a guest; a supernatural being; a ghost or specter
frolic
Gaiety; merriment
grave
Dignified and somber in conduct or character
feeble
Lacking vigor, force, or effectiveness; inadequate, weak
foiled
To prevent from being successful; thwart
smug
Exhibiting or feeling great or offensive satisfaction with oneself or with one's situation; self-righteously complacent
inviolability
Secure from violation or profanation
crass
So crude and unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility
anthropocentric
Regarding humans as the central element of the universe
dogma
An authoritative principle, belief, or statement of ideas or opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true
osseous
Composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony
discernible
Perceptible, as by the faculty of vision or the intellect