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an impulsive change of mind
caprice
feeling of pity or sorrow
commiseration
the way in which one behaves
demeanor
moral corruption or degradation
depravity
scornful, contemptuous, haughty
disdainful
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
edifice
power or capacity to pruduce a desired effect
efficacy
to represent falsely; to pretend to
feign
an evil spirit; a demon
fiend
a woman considered brazen or immoral; a female adulterer
hussy
great personal dishonor or humiliation
ignominy
evil fame or reputation
infamy
gross immorality or injustice
iniquity
one that preys on or clings to another
leech
causing shock or horror; gruesome; marked by sensationalism
lurid
a desire to harm others
malice
an act of self-mortification to show sorrow for a sin
penance
a constantly changing scene composed of numerous elements
phantasmagoric
religious devotion and reverence to God
piety
something given or demanded in repayment
retribution
the quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; wisdom
sagacity
commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, position,etc
venerable
the face or facial expression of a person; countenance
visage
on ethat is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent
abhorrance
a strong feeling of aversion or repugnance
antipathy
the quality of being sever or stern
austerity
concerning or characteristic of the devil
diabolic
quality of departing from an established pattern
eccentricity
extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation
emaciated
one that is puzzling or inexplicable
enigma
characterized by deep, extensive learning
erudite
intangible
ethereal
possessed at birth
innate
self-examination
introspection
meriting strong dislike
odious
directed away from what is right or good
perverse
characterized by unusually early development/maturity
precocity
an indication of something about to occur; an omen
portent
innate inclination; a tendency
propensity
closeness
proximity
ghostly
spectral
holding persistently to something
tenacious
marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking
tremulous
act or period of observing; surveillance; watch kept during sleeping hours
vigil
loathsome; disgusting
vile