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iniquity
gross injustice or wickedness; violation of right or duty; wicked act; sin
visage
the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc; countenance; aspect; appearance
pertains
to have reference; relate; to belong as an adjunct, part, holding, or quality; to be fitting or suitable
imperceptible
very slight, gradual, or subtle; not perceptible; not perceived by or affecting the senses
constrained
forced, compelled, or obliged; stiff or unnatural; uneasy or embarrassed
ponderous
of great weight; heavy; massive; awkward or unwieldy; dull and labored
edifice
a building, especially one of large size or imposing appearance; any large, complex system or organization
haughty
disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious; lofty or noble
demeanor
conduct; behavior; deportment; facial appearance
apprehension
anticipation of adveristy or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil; accaptance of or receptivity to information without passing judgment on its validity, often without complete comprehension; a view, opinion, or idea on any subject; the act of arresting; seizure
sagacity
acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgment
amenable
ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable; liable to be called to account; answerable; legally responsible; capable of or agreeable to be tested, tried, or analyzed
lurid
gruesome; horrible; revolting; glaringly vivid or sensational; shocking; terrible in intensity, fierce passion, or unrestraint; lighted or shining with an unnatural, fiery glow; wan, pallid, or ghastly in hue
heterogeneous
different in kind; unlike; incongruous
effectual
producing or capable of producing an intended effect; adequate; valid or binding, as an agreement or document
inauspicious
not auspicious; boding ill; ill-omented; unfavorable
venerable
commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity; worthy of veneration or reverence, as because of high office or noble character; hallowed by religious, historic, or other lofty associations
inferred
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or evidence; to indicate or involve as a conclusion; lead to; to guess; speculate; surmise
tremulous
characterized by trembling, as from fear, nervousness, or weakness; timid; timorous; fearful; vibratory, shaking, or quivering
peremptory
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative; positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner; in which a command is absolute and unconditional
mutability
liable or subject to change or alteration; given to changing; constantly changing; fickle or inconstant
inviolable
prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration; incapable of being violated; incorruptible; unassailable
behest
a command or directive; an earnest or strongly worded request
inscrutable
incapable of bieng investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable; not easily understood; mysterious; unfathomable; incapable of being seen through physically; physically impenetrable
caprice
a sudden, unpredictable change, as of one's mind or the weather; a tendency to change one's mind without apparent or adequate motive; whimsicality; capriciousness
premeditated
to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand
inimical
adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable; harmful; unfriendly; hostile
importunate
urgent or persistent in solicitation, sometimes annoyingly so; pertinacious, as solicitations or demands; troublesome; annoying
calamity
a great misfortune or disaster, as a flood or serious injury; grievous affliction; adversity; misery
solace
comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation or distress or discomfort; something that gives comfort, consolation, or relief