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austere
adj. severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
beneficent
adj. performing good acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
cadaverous
adj. pale, graunt, resembling a corpse
concoct
v. to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish); to devise, invent, fabricate
crass
adj. coarse, unfeeling; stupid
debase
v. to lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
desecrate
v. to committ sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contanimate; pollute
disconcert
v. to confuse; to disturb the composure of
gradoise
adj. grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or granduer, absurdly exaggerated
inconsequential
adj. trifling, unimportant
infraction
n. a breaking of a law or obligation
mitigate
v to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity
pillage
v. to riob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder; n. the act of looting, booty
prate
v. to talke a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
punctilious
adj. very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety
redoubtable
adj. inspiring fear or awe; illustrius, eminent
reprove
v. to find fault with, scold, rebuke
restitution
n. the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage
stalwart
adj. strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; n. a brave, strong pseron; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
vulnerable
adj. open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected