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urchin
Poor and often mischievous city child
barrister
a lawyer who practices in high court
banister
A railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
esoteric
known only to the chosen few
ewe
female sheep
dolt
stupid person
euthanasia
mercy killing
execrate
curse
espionage
The systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets
crux
the most important point
shack
Small crude shelter
reluctant
unwilling
detoxify
remove poison from…
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty, a philosophical theory as to wat is beautiful…
callow
immature, inexperienced
antithesis
an idea which is opposite to another
trepidation
fear,trembling, apprehensiveness
incorrigible
impossible to correct
languid
lacking spirit or liveliness; weak; without animation
lackadaisical
lacking spirit or liveliness; weak; without animation
tepid
lukewarm; moderately warm
inscrutable
unable to understand; mysterious
artisan
a skilled handicraft
blowhard
talkative person who boast a lot
behemoth
huge creature, person who is excessively large
centurion
leader of 100 soldiers
benefactor
A person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help); helper
bevy
group of ppl, things.animals
cadaver
corpse ; dead body of a human being
autocrat
cruel dictator with absolute power
cartographer
a person who makes map
bard
poet
perilous
dangerous; fraught by danger
wieldy
Easy to handle or use or manage
unwieldy
Not easily carried; unmanageable; bulky
suave
Gracious and agreeable in manner..
coracle
A Small rounded boat
elope
Run away secretly with one's beloved
innate
Not established by conditioning or learning, Present at Birth
procrastinate
Postpone doing what one should be doing
aversion
feeling of intense dislike
Aficionado
Fan of bull fighting, ardent fan
ensemble
A group of musicians playing or singing together
Flair
Natural ability or talent, stylishness
indelible
Not erasable, permanent
Lucid
Clear, easily understandable
Replete
Well supplied
Scrutiny
Under close watch, examininig something closely
Sierra
Mountain range
alias
A name that is assumed temporarily
ally
Friendly nation
alley
A narrow street with walls on both side
allay
Lessen the intensity of or calm
zephyr
gentle breeze
zeal
eager enthusiasm
yokel
country bumpkin
antipathy
aversion, dislike
apathy
Lack of caring,indifference
ape
imitate,mimic
infraction
Violation,breach
aloft
upward
aloof
apart, reserved
Sophomore
A Second year undergraduate
demigod
A person with great power and abilities
epistemology
The philosophical theory of knowledge
fiasco
A sudden and violent collapse
prognosticators
soothsayers i.e Someone who makes predictions of the future
feud
A bitter quarrel betweem two parties
utopia
a perfect place, zion,esp. in political and social system
felony
A serious crime
malice
Feeling a need to see others suffer
belligerent
someone who fights
sprighty
Full of spirit and vitality
emancipator
Someone who frees others from bondage
chafe
annoy; anger due to some annoying irritation
pinnace
A boat for communication between ship and shore
romp
easy victory; play boisterously; girl behaving in boyish manner
conviction
strong belief; decision of guilt in a courtroom setting
embellish
adorn; decorate; make more beautiful;
ogle
looking at with amorous intentions
obscure
darken; make unclear
podiatrist
doctor who treats ailments of the feet;chiropodist;
advocate
urge; plead for
hyperbole
exaggeration; overstatement
infantile
childish
oust
expel; drive out; Remove from a position or office;
impede
hinder; block; delay; encumber
snicker
laugh in disrespectful manner
sedition
resistence to authority
vernal
pertaining to spring; young