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asylum
a place for the protection of unfortunate or defective people
bulbous
shaped like a bulb
impose
to place a burden, tax, etc. on someone
vigorously
with active physical or mental force or strength
cajoled
to deceive by flattery
calicoes
any of several kinds of cotton cloth
contradict
to say the opposite of what someone else has said
skeptically
in a manner of doubt or disbelief
fervent
hot, glowing, or burning
obliged
to feel the need to act or speak in a particular manner; can be caused by your values or beliefs
revulsion
a sudden, complete and violent change
recollect
to gather together again
diligent
done with care and constant effort
ascent
the act of rising or going in an upward direction
gumption
courage and initiative
injunctions
a formal or written request
commodity
a convenience
abolitionist
a person who favors putting an end to something
unaccustomed
not familiar with something
derringer
a short-barreled pistol