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abundance
great plentiful amount
animated
to give life to
assiduous
constant in application or attention
atonement
amends
beneficent
characterized by acts of kindness
blasphemous
very irreverent
careen
to lean to one side
commiserate
to feel or express sorrow or pity for
compassionate
feeling or showing compassion
contemptible
worthy of scorn
countenance
face, facial expression, or facial features
counterpart
one that closely resembles another
disparage
to speak of in a disrespectful way
edict
a decree or proclamation made by the authority
expiation
atonement
finesse
skillful tactful
flout
to show contempt for, scorn
frugal
avioding waste, spending very little money, thrifty
hapless
luckless, unfortunate
ignoble
not noble in character, mean, unproper
ignominy
great personal dishonor or humiliation
imminent
about to occur
immutable
not subject to change
imprudent
unwise indescret
impunity
exemption from punsihment or harm
indisputable
beyond doubt
inscrutable
difficult to understand
lurk
to lie in wait
malcontent
dissatisfied with current conditions
melancholy
sad or depressed
modicum
a small, moderate amount
obliterate
to do away with completely
omnipotent
having unlimited power of force
pertinent
relevance to the matter at hand
presentement
a sense that something is about to occur
prevaricate
to stray from the truth
primeval
belonging to the first or earliest ages
primitive
primary or basic, not from something else
prudent
wise in handling mtters
reiterate
to say or do something repeatedly
sagacity
wisdom
semblance
an outward appearance
sober
plain and subdued
subtle
so slight that it can not be noticed
tempest
a violent windstorm with rain, sleet or snow following
tenacity
persistant determination
whet
to make keen or sharp
unscathed
not injured or harmed
vestige
a visible trace that something once existed