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somnambulism
an abnormale condition of sleep in which motor acts are performed
expiation
the act of making atonement
luminary
a person of prominence or brilliant achievement
defunct
dead
torpid
lacking in energy or vigor
scurrilous
using or given to coarse language
morbid
caused by diease
pestilence
a contagious or ingectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating
calamity
a state of deep distress or misery caused by a majormisfortune or loss
tranfiguration
a change in form or apperance
accosted
to approach and speak to often in a challanging or aggresive way
extort
to obtain from a person by force
propinquity
newness
sedulous
hard working
deleterious
harmful often in a subtle or unepected way
nuptial
of or relating to marriage or the marriage ceremony
unwonted
being out of the ordinary
propensity
an often intense natural inclination or preference
beneficence
the act of performing acts of kindness and charity
asperity
rigor of temper tone or manner
scrogula
childen inherit problems from parents
loquacity
the quality or state of being very talkative
lamentation
the act of expressing sorrow
vivacious
lively in temper conduct or spirit
contiguity
the quality or state of being contiguous
misanthropy
a hatred or distrust of humankind
consecration
state of being sacred or holy
cumber
to hinder or encumber by being in the way