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precarious
unsafe
devastation
destruction
vulnerable
easily injured
besieged
to overwhelm, to crowd around
wreaking
to inflict as vengeance or punishment
perseverance
persistance
autonomy
independence
wane
to decrease gradually
inclement
without mercy
latitude
freedom
balmy
soothing
facsimile
a copy
vigilant
alert
commenced
to begin
archaic
no longer in general use
invincible
unconquerable
beguilded
to cheat or deceive
appease
to soothe or pacify
pretext
an excuse
espionage
spying
junctures
a piont where things are joined
tawny
browinsh-yellow
hieroglyphics
a picture or symbol representing a word
subsidized
to aid or assist
inaccessible
not easily reached: out of the way
coffers
a box or chest
rivulet
a brook
edifices
building or structure
retainers
a fee paid in advance
innoration
a new way of doing something
canine
haveing to do w/ dogs
ossified
to cange into bone
meager
lean, thin, inadequate
ravages
to ruin violently
apex
the climax
defunct
no longer functioning; dead
perceive
to detect
bourgeois
of or like the middle class
influx
a flowing in
obliterated
to blot or wipe out completely
ensue
to come next
succulent
juicy, not dry or dull
fasilitate
to make easier
steepes
a vast, almost treeless plain in Africa
hours d'oeuvre
a food servered either b4 a meal or w/ drinks
expedient
suitable
palatable
fit to be eatin
buffet
a meal set out to be self-served
lapse
to fall from a higher level
delectable
very pleasing
quantitative
capable of being measured or expressed as an amount
zenith
the highest point
astute
crafty
recur
to occur at intervals
conducive
helpful
erratic
irregular
mosque
musslim temple
pastoral
realating to a simple country way of life
resquisite
a necessity
aptitude
a natural ability
insolance
impudence
prone
inclined
diversion
a turning aside
annihilated
to destroy completely
purge
to remoce undeirable elements from
moderation
state of being restrained
concession
an act of granting or yielding
flagrant
obviously bad
decimate
destroy or kill
evaded
to escape something
protocol
the code prescribing formal etiquette
dissent
to object or oppose
pacifist
a person opposed to force as a way or sellting desputes
ultimatums
a final demand or proposition
clemency
a lenient or merciful act
mannerism
a distinctive personal trait
inhibition
the act of holding back
meticulous
extremely careful
submission
obedience
mandatory
required
censure
to blame
abound
to teem
amnesty
a general pardon
rift
to break open or apart
admirably
in a worthy manner
inalienable
not capable of being given or withdrawn
bias
a line slanting diagonally across the weave of a fabric; prejudice
timorous
timid
affidavit
a written statement made under oath
dimintive
refurring to suffixes or altered word formes that designate smallness
ornate
elaborate
constituents
a necessary part or element
destitute
poverty-striken
prelude
anything serving as an intro
colloquial
informal in language
exultant
rejoicing greatly
bedlam
a place or condition of chaos
cutailed
to shorten
consolidate
to unite, strengthen
emancipate
to set free