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remonstrance
an objection; a peal of protest
pervaded
spread throughout
intimated
hinted at
peremptory
undeniable; final; absolute
lurid
sensational; shocking
inscrutable
mysterious; incapable of being understood
repugnance
extreme distaste
perverse
contrary; deviating from what is considered right
inviolable
indestructable
reviled
used abusive language toward
behest
bidding
adduced
stated as reasons
importunate
annoyingly persistent; insistent
celibacy
the state of being unmarried
inimical
hostile; threatening
impalpable
not perceptible to the touch
scurrilous
coarse; vulgar
pestilence
infectious disease
calamity
a disaster; an extreme misfortune
extort
to get by force or threats
asperity
sharpness
misanthropy
dislike or distrust of people
consecration
holiness; sacredness
solace
consolation; comfort
stigma
a mark or sign of disgrace
vicissitude
an unforeseeable change
affliction
something causing pain and distress; a misfortune
probity
integrity
appalled
filled with dismay; shocked