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Proffer
to offer, extend, suggest
Incredulous
doubtful, suspicious, undecided
pliant
flexible, soft, limber
fulcrum
swivel, pivot block
pallid
drab, colorless, pale, lifeless
furtive
secretive, sly, underhand
effulgence
brightness, brilliance, glare, gleam
suffusion
glow
decorous
honest, respectable, decent
specious
seeming, apparent, possible
strident
shrill, piercing, high
indignation
anger, offense, resentment
motif
repeated figure in a design
bastion
armor, defense, guard
efflorescence
flower, bud, blossom
gesticulate
to make gestures
errant
roving or wandering, especially in search of adventure
vicissitudes
life's ups and downs
festoon
a curved garland of flowers
contrite
deeply sorry for having done wrong; repentant
belligerent
ready to fight, quarrelsome
impalpable
too subtle to be easily understood
myriad
a great many of persons or things
tacit
unspoken; silent
lament
to feel or express deep sorrow (for); mourn
incantation
words chanted in magic spells
traverse
to travel or pass across, over, or through
brandish
to wave or flouish menacingly
corpulent
excessively fat
propitiate
to bring peace to, to soothe
talisman
an object marked with magic signs and believed to confer on its bearer supernatural powers or protection
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acrid
unpleasantely sharp, pungent, or bitter to the taste or smell
ululation
to howl, wait or lament loudly
inimical
injurious or harmful in effect; adverse
cordon
a line of people, military posts, or ships stationed in an area to enclose or guard it
elephantine
enormous in size or stength
encumber
to burden
divinity
a being that is holy or considered to be of God
Talmud
the body of early Jewish civil and religious law
mysticism
belief in the possibility of attainging direct communion with God of knowledge of spiritual truths, as by meditaion (2) obscure thinking or belief
deportee
one who has been expelled from a place
lorry
a motor truck
ghetto
a secton of a European city to which Jews were restricted
Gestapo
the terrorist secret police force of Naze Germany
dreg
the most worthless part
truncheon
a policeman's stick or billy
hermetically
airtight
monotonous
having no variety
pestilential
likely to cause death
unremittingly
not stopping, relaxing; persistent
lucidity
clarity
countenance
facial expression
automaton
an automatic device; a robot
semblance
resemblance
livid
full of rage
argosy
a large merchant ship
edifice
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
exhortation
a speech or discourse that urges by strong, often stirring argument, advice, admonitioni, or appeal
reputed
generally supposed to be as such; considered or supposed
presage
an indication or a warning of a future occurrence; an omen
superfluity
overabundance; excess
virtuous
having or showing great moral excellence
dote
to show excessive love or fondness
impute
to charge with the fault or responsibility for something
demurely
done in a modest or reserved manner
tedious
tiresome by reason of legth, slowness, or dullness; boring
peruse
to read or examine, typically woth great care
vile
loathsome; disgusting
heresy
an opinion or a doctrine at variance with established religious beliefs
prolixity
tedious long-windedness; wordiness
beshrew
to invoke evil upon; curse
amity
peaceful relations; friendship
visage
the face or facial expression of a person
wanton
immoral or unchaste; lewd
surfeit
to feed or supply to excess, satiety, or disgust; to overindulge
beseech
to request earnestly; to beg
shrewd
marked by keen awareness, sharp intelligence, and often, practicality
impervious
impossible to penetrate or affect
forfeiture
something that is surrendered
malice
a desire to harm others or see others suffer
abject
being of the most miserable kind; wretched
abhorrent
disgusting, loathsome, or repellent
inexorable
incapable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless
impugn
to attack as false or questionable; challenge in argument
precedent
an act or instance that may be used as an example in dealing with subsequent similar instances
contrive
to plan with evil intent; to scheme
recant
to make a formal retraction or disavowal of (a previously held statement or belief)
trifle
something of little improtance or value
paltry
lacking in importance or worth; trivial
vehement
forceful or intense in expression, emotion, or conbiction; fervid