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Ambivalent
Having mixed, conflicting, or changing emotions or thoughts toward a person or thing
Beneficent
Kind; charitable;doing good
Sortie
A sudden attack by troops from a defensive position
Congenital
Present at birth
Interminable
Endless
Repugnant
Conflicting; objectionable; unhappy
Sallow
Sick looking
Intrepid
Fearless;courageous
Consensus
Majority of opinion
Betrothed
Married
adamant
stoic attitude;strong substance
antagonize
hostile;unfriendly;make enemy
archives
where the records or documents stored
autocrat
ruler with unlimited power
factious
make complex;qurellsom
supplication
humble prayer; entreaty; petition
frustrate
preventing; discouragement
peremptory
sudden; leaving no opportunity for denial
procrastinate
delay without good reason
resilient
coming back quickly; flexable
exonerate
Fire;clear out of a charge
expedite
make easier
incoherent
hard to understand
plebeian
normal;citizen-like
forgo
go without
incredulous
showing disbelief
provocation
something that stirs up anger
query
question
secular
worldly rather than religious
shibboleth
use of language to classify a class;password
blithe
Happy;joyful;carefree
filial
what is expected from sons and daughters
interpose
insert between
intrinsic
belonging to a thing by its essential nature
cede
give up to
chagrin
disappointment; distress; embaressed
debonair
graceful; charming;smooth;carefree
precipitate
to cause something to happen quickly
proficient
advancement in a area; skilled
remission
comic relief; lessing from seriousness
acquiesce
to give into without protest
altercation
an argument
phalanx
close gathered group
beleagure
surrounded by troops
assail
to attack
brunt
the main force
deprecate
to go against
palliate
to ease
predecessory
a person who precedes another in an office, position
redress
a correction