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ornate
elaborate; excessively adorned or ornamented
constituents
a necessary part or element; a voter represented by an elected offical
destitute
poverty-striken; penniless; being without
prelude
anything serving as an introduction such as an introductory section of a piece of music, an opening
colloquial
informal in language; converstaional
exultant
rejoicing greatly; triumphant
bedlam
a place or condition of chaos or turmoil
curtailed
to shorten; decrease
consolidated
unite;strengthen; to make solid or firmly established
emancipate
to set free; to release from slavery or oppression
censure
to criticize or blame
abound
to teem; exist in large numbers; to have plenty
amnesty
a general pardon, especially for political prisoners
rift
to break open; split
admirably
in a worthy manner; commendably; excellently
inalienable
not capable of being given or withdrawn
bias
a line slanting diagonally across the weave of a fabric; prejudice or personal tendency; sway
timorous
easily frightened; fearful; timid; cowardly
affidavit
a written statement made under oath
diminutive
referring to suffixes or altered word forms that designate smallness, affection, or familiarity; a very small person or thing