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countenance
appearance, esp. the look or expression of the face: a sad countenance.
sentiment
an attitude toward something; regard; opinion.
eminent
high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished: eminent statesmen.
austere
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbidding: an austere teacher.
heresy
opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, esp. of a church or religious system.
apothecary
a druggist; a pharmacist.
discourse
communication of thought by words; talk; conversation: earnest and intelligent discourse.
catholicity
broad-mindedness or liberality, as of tastes, interests, or views.
emulous
desirous of equaling or excelling; filled with emulation: boys emulous of their fathers.
thoroughfare
a road, street, or the like, that leads at each end into another street.
florid
reddish; ruddy; rosy: a florid complexion.
distained
to stain; to discolor; to sully; to tarnish; to defile.
scanty
scant in amount, quantity, etc.; barely sufficient.
abreast
side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street.
procession
the act of moving along or proceeding in orderly succession or in a formal and ceremonious manner, as a line of people, animals, vehicles, etc.
juggernaut
(often lowercase) any large, overpowering, destructive force or object, as war, a giant battleship, or a powerful football team.
hallo
(used to call or answer someone, or to incite dogs in hunting.)
underook
to take upon oneself, as a task, performance, etc.; attempt: She undertook the job of answering all the mail.
liberty
The right and power to act, believe, or express oneself in a manner of one's own choosing.
apocryphal
of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
damnable
worthy of condemnation.
propriety
conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior or manners.
scarce
insufficient to satisfy the need or demand; not abundant: Meat and butter were scarce during the war.
sullen
showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve
pedantic
overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, esp. in teaching.
beacon
A signaling or guiding device, such as a lighthouse, located on a coast.
quaint
having an old-fashioned attractiveness or charm; oddly picturesque: a quaint old house.
reputable
held in good repute; honorable; respectable; estimable: a reputable organization.
apt
likely: Am I apt to find him at home?
somber
gloomily dark; shadowy; dimly lighted: a somber passageway.