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augur
to predict or foretell
tenacious
holding persistently to a point of view, stubborn
progenitor
ancestor
lurid
causing shock or horror, gruesome, red fiery glow
ascetic
leading a life of self disipline and self denial
mien
appearene and behavior, demenior
caprice
an impulsive change of mind, whim, sudden change in action
gesticulate
to make gesutres while speaking
pillory
wooden frame for punish...act of punishising in this manner
plaintive
expressin sorrow, mounfulness, or melancholy
mountebank
one who decieves by trickery
entreaty
an earnest request or petition, a plea
appellation
a name , title, or designation
sagacious
shrewd, wise, having sound judgement
rankle
to cause persistant irritaoni or resentment
scurrilous
use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language
benevolence
an inclination to perform kind, charitable acts
precipice
the brink of a dangerous situation, a cliff
acquiesce
to agree/accept w/o protest
sedulous
constant in effort or application, diligent, hardworking
imperious
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
deleterious
having harmful effects;injurious
malignity
intense ill will or hatred
primeval
belongin to the earliest ages, ancient
exigency
the state or quality of requiring much effort or immediate action
ignominious
marked by shame or disgrace
effluence
the act or an instance of flowing out
mollify
to calm in temper or feeling, sooth, pacify, midigate
pensive
deelply, often dreamily thoughtful
traverse
to travel or pass across over or through, to cross
languid
lacking energy or vitality, torpid
expostulate
to reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct
expiate
to speak or write at length or excessively
dissolute
lacking moral restraint, indulging in sensual pleasures or vices
disquietude
worried unease