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malefactor
a person who violates the law ; criminal
peremptory
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal
phantasmagoric
marked by illusions or deceptive appearances as in a dream or creation of the imagination
physiognomy
depicting somebodies character based on physical appearance
pillory
a wooden framework errected on a post, with holes for securing the head and hands, fromerly used to expose an offender to public dersion
sojourn
a temporary stay, hotel
sumptuary
pertaining to, dealing with, or regulating expense or expenditure
transgress
to pass over or go beyond a limit or boundry
evanescent
vanishing, fading away, fleeting
penitent
feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing and disposed to atonement, repentment.
auspicious
promising success, favorable
congenial
agreeable, suitable or pleasing in nature or character
contumely
insulting display of contempt in words or actions ;humiliating treatment
demeanor
conduct, behavior, deportment, facial appearance
discerning
showing good or outstanding judgment and understanding
lurid
gruesome, horrible, revolting
edifice
a building, one of large size or imposing appearance
efficancy
capacity for producing the desired result or effect, effectiveness
ignominious
humiliating, disgraceful.