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Mishaps
-unfortunate or unlucky accident
Burdened
weighted down by work, duty or sorrow.
virtuous
moral; upright
retributions
punishment for wrongdoing
unobtrusively
without calling attention to oneself
anguish
great suffering from worry
prodigy
an unusually talented person; a wonder
reputation
widely-held opinion about a person, whether good or bad
innumerable
too many to be counted
preliminary
introductory; preparatory
descendants
children, grandchildren, and continuing generations
pretext
reason or motive used to hide ones’s real intentions
judicious
showing sound judgement; wise and careful
indulgent
tolerant; not strict or critical
scarce
few in number; not common
partition
an interior dividing wall
studious
devoted to learning
decadent
marked by decay or decline
tantalized
tormented by something just out or reach
sinister
threatening harm or evil
compliance
agreement to a request
tangible
able to be perceived by the senses
conceivably
in imaginable or believable way
rigorous
very harsh or strict
inexplicable
not possible to explain
unequivocal
clear; plainly understood
antithesis
direct opposite
paradoxes
two things that seem directly at odds
exploitation
the act of using another person for selfish purposes
exertion
energetic activity; effort