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ambivalent
Mized or conflicted feelings or attitudes
abberation
departure from normal course; anomaly; unnatural
contrition
Hunbly penitent for a sin or wrong doing
credence
believe something as valid or true; trustworthiness
expiation
The act of atonement for sins
emanations
Something that issues from a source
insatiable
incapable of being satisfied; voracious
empathetic
Understanding another's situation
licentiously
Lacking moral discipline
mettle
nature or tempperment; courage; spirit; fortitude
petulance
peevish or capriciousd quality in a person
peity
reverence for God; devout or faithfulness
provolone
a mild Italian cheese; hard and smoked
repose
A state of rest or sleep; tranquil, peaceful
sanctimony
hypocritical devoutness or piety; feigned piety
sacrosanct
sacred and inviable
sadist
Someone who derives gratification from inflicting pain
tactical
charactereized by adoitness in manuevering
tawdry
showy but tastekess; gawdy; flashy
timorous
Timid; shy; scared; full of fear or apprehensive
ague
malasial fever marked by chills and sweating
accrue
happen in due course; result from natual growth
articulate
Say or speak distinctly with clear separation of syllables; enunciate; spoken clearly
beleagured
exhausted; run down; plagued; beseiged
commisiaries
a super market for military personnel
ferreting
Driing out; expelling; uncovering
harbinger
A person who goes ahead and make another's approach known; a forerunner or heralder
impervious
not permitting pentration or passage; incapable of being injured
inexorably
unyielding; unalterable. Not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers
insensate
Not endowed with sensation; inanimate
implacable
Not to be pleased, nullified, or pacified; intolerant
lynx
A cat having long limbs, short tail, and tufted ears
mystique
Aura or mystical power surrounding a particular occupation or pursuit
placebo
A substance having no pharmalogical effect; sugar pill
leviathans
Very large ship
redemption
Act of redeeming or state of being redeemed
resonanace
The prolongation of sound by reverberation
sedition
Incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government
surreptitious
Acting in a stealthy manner; clandestine
wildebeest
a gnu. An African Antelope
acrid
Sharp or biting to the tangue; pungant; severe
aligning
Forming into a line; straightening
attrition
Wearing down resistance by constant pressure
accrue
Happen in due course; result from natural growth
disaffection
Absence of affection, loyalty, or goodwill
espirit
Liveliness; spirit; wit; morale
efficacious
Having adequate power for an intended purpose
excised
Removed by cutting surgically
foreshadowing
Present an indication beforehand
fortitude
Power to endure pain or hardship
gauntlet
A glove; a challenge. A course set by punishing agencies. Former military punishment
inured
Accustomed or habituated too; desensitized
insolently
Contemptuously rude, disrespectful, or insultingly
inexorably
Not persuaded or moved; unrelenting
mystqiue
Semi mystical beliefs or attitudes surrounding a person, endowing him with a special aura
platoon of Iscariots
Group of traitors
propogation
Multiplying by natural causes; disseminating, reproduction
resilient
Spring back; rebounding; buoyant; not readily discouraged
sortie
Rapid movement of beseiged troops to attack beseigers
vestige
Remiainder of evidence of something that is no longer present