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Albeit
although
Arbitary
based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or
Arduous
involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring
Austere
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
Censure
express severe disapproval of
Coercion
persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
Congenial
(of a person) pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one’s own
Deism
belief in the existence of a supreme being, specifically of a creator who does not intervene in the universe
Deference
humble submission and respect
Dissent
hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed
Elusive
difficult to find, catch, or achieve
Erudition
having or showing great knowledge or learning.
Evoked
1 bring or recall to the conscious mind
Fallow
(of farmland) plowed and harrowed but left unsown for a period in order to restore its fertility as part of a crop rotation or to avoid surplus production
Foray
a sudden attack or incursion into enemy territory
Gratis
without charge; free
Gregarious
(of a person) fond of company; sociable
Homogenous
having the same relation, relative position, or structure, in particular similar in position, structure, and evolutionary origin but not necessarily in function
Incoherence
(of spoken or written language) expressed in an incomprehensible or confusing way; unclear
Indigent
poor; needy.
Itinerant
traveling from place to place
Miscegenation
the interbreeding of people considered to be of different racial types.
Omit
leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intentionally or forgetfully
Omnipotent
(of a deity) having unlimited power; able to do anything.
Opulence
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish
Ostracism
exclude (someone) from a society or group
Plundering
teal goods from (a place or person), typically using force and in a time of war or civil disorder
Prolific
(of a plant, animal, or person) producing much fruit or foliage or many offspring

present in large numbers or quantities
Rhetoric
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp. the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.
Semblance
the outward appearance or apparent form of something, esp. when the reality is different
Servitude
the state of being a slave or completely subject to someone more powerful.
Slovenly
(esp. of a person or their appearance) messy and dirty
Solemity
the state or quality of being serious and dignified
Staunchest
loyal and committed in attitude
Temporal
1 relating to worldly as opposed to spiritual affairs; secular. 2 of or relating to time.
Transient
lasting only for a short time; impermanent
Trepidation
a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen
Vestries
a room or building attached to a church, used as an office and for changing into vestments.
Vice
immoral or wicked behavior
Virtue
behavior showing high moral standards