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a coming or arrival
advent
capable of being persuaded; submissive
amenable
difficult; strenuous
arduous
benefits; advantages
behooves
insolence; insulting rudeness; an insult
contumely
proper
decorous
enfeebled; worn out
decrepit
detoriated; morally degraded
degenerate
empty; destitute
devoid
discriminating; perceptive
discerning
a large, imposing building
edifice
effectiveness; power to produce an intended result
efficacy
salaries; fees
emoluments
to urge; to strongly recommend
exhort
pleasant; cordial; imparting warmth and comfort
genial
shameful; discraceful
ignominious
disgrace; dishonor
ignominy
something which hinders progress
impediment
unfavorable; ill-omened
inauspicious
lazy
indolent
inexplicable; unexplainable
ineffable
hinted; made known without direct statement
intimated
listless; weak; lacking in energy
languid
shocking, sensational; pale and sickly; lighted up with a yellowish red glare or glow
lurid
manne; bearing; expression
mien
numerous; myriad; existing in great number
multitudinous
dullness; insensibility
obtuseness
dreamlike; pertaining to an apparition
phantasmagoric
facial features considered to reveal character
physiognomies
to chatter; to talk idly; idle talk
prate
biases; partialities; predisposition toward something
predilections
pertaining to existing outside the natural order
preternaturally
forefather; parent
progenitor
unduly long and verbose (as an address)
prolix
state of calm or tranquility; repose; rest
quietude
the act of protesting or reasoning earnestly against something
remonstrance
shrewdly; wisely
sagaciously
wisdom; shrewdness
sagacity
determination; cohesiveness; retentiveness
tenacity
savageness of character, behavior, or aspect
truculency
meriting reverence; deserving honor
venerable
an irregular change or variation
vicissitude
face; facial expression
visage
having great quantity
voluminous