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abash
embarrass and confuse; disconcert
ignomity
public shame and disgrace; dishonor
iniquity
gross unrighteousness; sin; wickedness
flagrant
glaringly offensive; outrageous
lieu
place; stead
expound
explain; set forth; state in detail
moment
importance; weight; consuquence
perpetrate
commit or do(a crime, fraud)
singular
extraordinary; unusual
amenable
open to influence or suggestion
efficacy
power to produce the effect wanted
retribution
a deserved punishment; return for wrongdoing
infamy
public disgrace
commiserate
feel or express sorrow for another's suffering
revil
call bad names; abuse with words
succor
help or aid
insidious
seeking to entrap or ensnare; crafty
caprice
a sudden change of mind without reason
anathema
a solemn curse
dearth
too small a supply; great scarcity
ludicrous
causing derisive laughter; ridiculous
caper
leap or jump about playfully
perversity
willfulness; obstinacy in persisting in wrong
emaciate
make unnaturally thin; waste away
vindicate
clear from suspicion or dishonor
manifest
reveal; display; prove
query
question; inquiry
effect
make happen; result
vestige
slight remnant; trace; mark
decry
condemn; denounce
waive
give up(a right, claim)
machination
evil plot; secret or cunning scheme
odious
very displeasing; hateful; offensive
scourage
a whip; lash
expiation
a making amends for a wrong; sin; atonement
wonted
accustomed; customary; usual
conjecture
formation of an opinion admittedly without sufficient evidence for proof; guessing
mollify
soften in temper; calm
defunct
dead; extinct
pristine
as it was in its earliest time or state; original
pauper
very poor person
vicissitude
change in circumstances or fortune
taper
a very slender candle
zealous
eager; enthusiastic
mutability
ability or tendency to change
benign
kindly in feeling; benevolent; gracious
blackguard
a low, contemptible person; scoundrel
austerity
sternness in manner or appearance
auspicious
favorable; fortunate
erudite
scholarly
rankle
continue to give pain
reciprocate
give in return
incongruity
unfitness; in appropriateness
devoid
entirely without; empty; lacking
petulant
irritable over trifles; peevish
oracle
sure and wise answer
enigma
a baffling or puzzling problem, situation, or person
attribute
characteristic
dispel
drive away and scatter; disperse
loquaciy
talktiveness
haggard
looking worn from pain, fatigue, worry, hunger, etc.; gaunt
impart
give a part or share of
posterity
generations of the future
scurvy
disease caused by lack of vitamin c
utmost
greatest or highest possible
plaintive
mournful; sad
erratic
not steady; uncertain; irregular
appall
fill with horrow; dismay
repudiate
refuse to accept; reject
fidelity
steadfast faithfulness; loyalty
impediment
hindrance; obstruction
recluse
perosn who lives shut up or withdrawn from the world