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fortitude
moral strength
condescend
to stoop down to one's level
evolve
to develope gradually
notoriety
fame in an unfavorable way
assert
express or state positively; demand
acquittal
setting free
elite
select group
mentor
teacher or counselor
inarticulate
unable to speak understandably
contempuous
showing or feeling scorn
paupers
very poor person
excerpt
selected passage or scene
analogy
a similarity
ehtical
right or wrong; conforming to rules or standards
prophetic
someone who foretells events
heresy
belief different from accepted doctrine
paternal
fatherly
antiquity
ancient; old
posthumous
coming after death
electorate
all persons having the right to vote
malleable
bendable; changed easily
amialbe
friendly; good natured
vibrant
energetic
melodramatic
overly dramatic
grimace
make a face showing pain
indomitable
unconquerable; not easily overcome
malleable
bendable; changed easily
succumb
to die; give in to and overpowering force
amialbe
friendly; good natured
bayou
marshy inlet
vibrant
energetic
whimsical
full of curious ideas; unpredictable
melodramatic
overly dramatic
grimace
make a face showing pain
indomitable
unconquerable; not easily overcome
succumb
to die; give in to and overpowering force
visage
appearance
bayou
marshy inlet
whimsical
full of curious ideas; unpredictable
visage
appearance
callous
lacking mercy
mystic
mysterious
indignant
angered by the unfairness or meanness of something
verbatim
word for word
praphrased
summarized
commendable
praiseworthy
judicious
wise and careful
personification
nonhuman is given human qualities
ineffectual
unable to bring about a desired result
apprehensive
uneasy
invariably
continually
proximity
closeness; neighboring area
affiliate
an associated person or organization
rejuvenated
to make young again
portly
comfortably fat; large
encumbered
hinder, obstruct, burden
unprecedented
never done before
exalted
overjoyed with excitement
pompous
overly dignified; exaggererated stateliness
plausible
appearing to be true
insipid
flavorless
painstaking
very careful
deteriorate
to deminish
lament
feel deep sorrow; express grief
compassion
pity for someone else's suffering
discern
to identify with one of the senses
repress
to restrain
loathe
to feel intense dislike
composure
tranquility
atrocious
wicked or cruel
martial
military; warlike
cliche
overused idea or expression
prolific
producing a great deal of something
wan
sickly pale; colorless
aesthetic
artisitc; art or beauty
charisma
a special charm or quality
recipient
person who receives something
emphatically
forcefully
paradox
a statement that may be true but that seems to say contradictory things
conceived
to understand or grasp
aura
distinctive quality surrounding a person
qualm
uneasiness; slight sickness
zealous
intensely devoted; eager
impediment
disorder
zephyr
a gentle breeze
mediocre
average
reactionary
a return to an earlier time or condition
fabricate
to manufacture
stamina
strength; endurance
opportune
right for the purpose
innate
inborn
recourse
a person or thing looked to for help
mutable
capable of change
compliance
tendency to yield; conformity with requirements
indestructible
not capable of being destroyed
prevalent
widespread
compatible
able to get along with; agreeing
perception
an observation, concept, or awareness gained by use of the senses
axiom
a statement assumed to be true
inanimate
dull; spiritless; lifeless
militant
aggressive
transitory
lasting only a short time
incentive
motivation;encouragement
encompass
to contain or include
postulate
an assumption; to assume without proof
stringent
strict; servere
implacable
relentless; not capable of being calmed
retribution
something given to make up for a wrong done
pivotal
on which something turns or depends; crucial
transcend
to exceed