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amenity
n. that which is pleasant or agreeable, attractive features, customs
aperture
n. an opening, gap, hole, orifice
dissidence
n. a difference of opinion, discontent
epicurean
adj. devoted to the pursuit of pleasure, fond of good food, comfort, and ease
n. a person w/ discriminating tastes
improvident
adj. not thrifty, failing to plan ahead
iniquity
n. wickedness, sin; a grossly immortal act
inviolable
adj. sacred; of such a character that it must not be broken, injured, or profaned
mutable
adj. open to or capable of change, fickle
nascent
adj. just beginning to exist or develop
obeisance
n. a deep bow or other body movement indicating respect or submission
panegyric
n. formal or elaborate praise, a tribute
pillory
n. a device for publicly punishing offenders
v. to expose to public contempt or ridicule
pittance
n. a woefully meager allowance, wage, or portion
presage
v. to foreshadow or point to a future event; to predict
n. a warning or indication of the future
progeny
n. descendants, offspring, children
promulgate
v. to proclaim or issue officially, to make known
rectitude
n. uprightness, rightrouness; correctness
restive
adj. restless, hard to manage, balky
seraphic
adj. angelic, heavenly
subsist
v. to have existence, to remain alive