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Apprehensive
suspicious or fearful of future or unknown evil
Genial
pleasant, friendly; favorable to growth or comfort
Dilapidated
in a state of desrepair
Edifice
large structure
Civil
involving the public or government
Infirmity
weakness; disease
Truculency
fierce aggressiveness
Multitudinous
many
Infirm
weak
Invariably
without change
Progenitor
direct ancestor
Incur
to acquire or meet with something usually negative
Retribution
something justly deserved
Subsist
to nourish oneself; to exist
Tempestuous
furious
Vicissitude
change or variation
Liberality
tolerance, broad-mindedness
Torpid
dormant
Arduous
extremely difficult, laborious
Verily
truly
Orthodox
conservative, traditional
Incumbency
the term of holding a specific office
Obtuseness
stupidity, insensitivity
Eulogium
high praise
Mirth
gaiety, laughter
Tenement
a place for dwelling or human habitation
Florid
ruddy, flushed; extremely ornate
Inveterately
a long-standing and deeply rooted manner
Martial
warlike
Biped
a two-footed animal, often refers to humans
Polemical
controversial
Interloper
a meddler
Forbearance
patient, leniency
Providence
divine control and direction by God
Commodity
a useful item
Effusion
emotion without restraint
Magnate
a powerful or influential person
Antiquarian
an expert on antiques
Defaced
damaged
Pry
to look closely at
Singular
uncommon
Exhort
to urge or incite
Pittance
a small portion
Torpor
inactivity
Inefficacious
ineffective
Opaque
difficult to understand
Fathom
understand fully; to measure the depth of
Transcribe
to write or type a copy of spoken material
Residuum
remainder
Enervating
weakening, exhausting
Sinew
a tendon
Partisan
a devoted supporter
Requisite
essential, necessary
Forlorn
hopeless
Physiognomy
characteristic facial features
Augur
to foretell
Indutibly
undoubtedly
Magistrate
an official who can administrate laws
Malefactress
a female evil-doer
Warrant
to guarantee
Heathenish
pagan, uncivilized
Sumptuary
relating to laws that control personal behavior
Brazen
shameless
Spurn
to reject or refuse
Flagrant
outrageous
Vie
to compete