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abjured
verb

to give up; abstain from
beeseched
verb

to beg eagerly for
beguiing
participle as adjective

to distract the attention of; divert
benign
adjective

having a kindly disposition; gracious
bereft
adjective

deprived, often after suffering the death of a loved one
demise
noun

death
eunuch
noun

a castrated man, esp. one formerly employed by orriental rulers as a harem guard or palace official
fell
adjective

destructive; deadly
hyperbole
noun

obvious ad intential exaggeration
ingratiate
verb

to establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, esp. by deliberate effort