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dastard
coward
pusillanimus
faint-hearted
mendicant
beggar
captious
fault-finding
forensic
relating to law, court
thrush
bird
detritus
worn-down matter like rock debris
cumulonimbus
dense cloud potentially thunderstorming
shoal
school of fish
aviary
cage for birds
eyrie
nest for eagles
cote
shelter for pigeons
gustatory
concerned with sense of taste
gander
male goose
covey
collective of partridge
Ribald
vulgar
abolitionist
abolitionist is a person who wants to put an end to a custom, law or practice such as slavery.
gaggle
group of geese
enervated
exhausted, drained of energy
amoral
not moral and not aware that it isn't ethical
immoral
aware that it's not ethical but still does action
prattle
meaningless , empty talk,
revile
criticise abusively
abdicate
relinquish formally
abstain
give up right to vote, restrain from doing something
capitulate
surrender
subversive
seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution.
insidiousness
proceeding in gradual but harmfull way
inculcate
instill
presage
sign/warning event, omen
intone
say w/very little variance in pitch
providential
happening through divine intervention
subterfuge
deceptive device/strategem
necromacy
practive of communicating with dead
pietistic
godly devotion
orotund
resonant and impressive voice
upbraid
severe reproach
scurrilous
slander
nostrum
ineffective medicine
exhort
strong urging earnestly
pernicious
having gradual harmful effect
subrosa
done secretly
ethereal
light and heavenly, in a way no tof this world
unctuous
fawn
perfidy
treacherous, breaking of faith
emend
correct
brook
tolerate, allow
iniquitous
highly unfair/immoral behaviour
spurious
false, counterfeit
renege
go back on a promise/contract
ruse
trick to decieve