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augment
verb

to increase or intensify
adversary
noun

opponent; foe; enemy
chaste
adjective

virtous; decent; pure in style or manner; virginal
exquisite
adjective

of special beauty or charm
forfeit
noun

fine; penalty

verb

to lose of be liable to lose as a result of a crime
grievance
noun

problem causing resentment or complain; grounds for resentment of complaint
pernicious
adjective

harmful; destructive; lethal
warrant
verb

to give adequate reasons for; to state with conviction
purge
verb

cleanse; forgive; absolve
solemnity
noun

being formal; dignified
conjure
verb

to charge; entreat; bewitch; charm; to call upon or command a spirit using a spell
envious
verb

full of jealousy for another's possesions
peril
noun

exposure to risk; injury
perverse
adjective

determined not to do what is expected; contrary
procure
verb

to obtain or get through effort
chide
verb

to scold; to find fault
distemper
verb

to put out of temper; to disturb; to sicken
intercession
noun

the act of pleading or asking something for another person
perjury
noun

the act of swearing falsely; a lie
herald
noun

a messenger

verb

to announce
abroad
adverb

outdoors; outside of normal home or territory
discover
verb

to uncover; reveal; make known
exile
noun

prolonged seperation from one's home or native country

verb

to seperate or expel from one's homeland
banish
verb

to expel from a country or place by decree; to rid
mangle
verb

to spoil; disfigure; ruin; mar badly
naught
adjective

wicked; ruined

noun

nothing; zero
tributary
adjective

furnishing or adding to aid; auxiliary; contributory
purgatory
noun

Hell
fickle
adjective

changeable casually; whimsical or inconstant emotionally
unaccustomed
adjective

unusual; not habitual
entreat
verb

to ask for sincerely; beg; implore
immoderately
adverb

excessively; beyond resonable boundaries; without bounds
pensive
adjective

expressing thoughtfulness or sadness; reflective; meditative
prorogue
verb

to prolong or postpone; to discontinue
resort
verb

to have ability to use as a final resource; to go to frequently or regularly
wane
verb

to decrease in intensity; to lessen or bring to an end
cunning
adjective

showing or made with great skill; skillful
prostrate
verb

to throw oneself face down on the ground in humility

adjective

lying flat or full length as on thr ground
cull
verb

to choose; select; gather the choice parts from
stifle
verb

to smother; to suppress or curb
kindred
noun

persons related to each other; family; tribe
loathsome
adjective

revolting; disgusting; repulsive
presage
verb

to foreshadow; to forecast; predict
straight
adverb

soon; immediately; directly
associate
verb

to connect or bring into relation; to join as a companion or ally
pestilence
noun

a deadly epidemic disease
adventure
verb

to take a chance or risk; to dare
aloof
adverb

reserved or indifferent
haughty
adjective

proud; snobbish; arrogant
restorative
noun

a means of restoring a person to consciousness; a means of renewing or revitalizing something