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penitential
Of or relating to penitent (Feeling or expressing remorse for one’s misdeeds or sins)
pious
Having or exhibiting religious reverence
armorial
having to do with coats of arms
imbued
To inspire or influence thoroughly; pervade
emaciated
To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation.
palliate
moderate, cover over, lessen in intensity
balked
To stop short and refuse to go on
celestial
Of or relating to the sky or the heavens
odious
Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure
implicitly
Implied or understood though not directly expressed
antipathy
An object of aversion
abhorrence
One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent
preternatural
abnormal, transcending natural order
abstruse
Difficult to understand; recondite
efficacious
Producing or capable of producing a desired effect
etherealized
To make or become ethereal (Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible)
apostolic
Of or relating to the pope as the successor of Saint Peter; papal
totter
To sway as if about to fall
veneration
Profound respect or reverence
omniscience
Having total knowledge; knowing everything
vile
Loathsome; disgusting
abomination
Abhorrence; disgust
loathed
To dislike (someone or something) greatly; abhor
vigils
A watch kept during normal sleeping hours.
pith
Strength; vigor; mettle??? i think
impalpable
Difficult to perceive or grasp by the mind
attiring
To dress or clothe, especially in fine or elaborate garments
sexton
An employee or officer of a church who is responsible for the care and upkeep of church property and sometimes for ringing bells and
digging graves.
mortality
Death, especially of large numbers; heavy loss of life
inimical
Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse: habits inimical to good health; Unfriendly; hostile
retribution
Something justly deserved; recompense.
importunate
Troublesomely urgent or persistent in requesting; pressingly entreating
iniquity
A grossly immoral act; a sin.
propagate
To cause (an organism) to multiply or breed