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a state of alarm or dread;
apprehension;
an involuntary trembling or quivering
trepidation
of or having to do with the return of an estate to its heir
reversionary
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quartering
Well known and very distinguished;
excellent; eminent
illustrious
to scatter all over something
bestrewn
Not to be excelled; supreme;
Characterized by nobility; majestic
sublime
dangerous;
Causing great harm; destructive;
Tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly
pernicious
brief, harsh
laconic
Having or showing great emotion or zeal; ardent
fervent
to release from or discharge form a duty
acquitted
oblivious to or contemptuous of what is right or honorable
unscrupulous
Very humid and hot
sultry
of poor quality; improperly; not noble
ignobly
A disease, a disorder, or an ailment;
An unwholesome condition
malady
to give up with a formal announcement;
To reject; disown
renounce
Chivalrous attention toward women; courtliness;
nice to women; well-mannered
gallantry
Difficult or impossible to control or manage;
Incapable of being corrected or reformed
incorrigible
Courageously noble in mind and heart; unselfish
magnanimous
Sullenly melancholy; gloomy
morose
A decline to a lower condition, quality, or level
degradation
A playful or mischievous youngster; a scamp.
urchin
uncertainty or doubt; undecided
dubious
A meal or the food eaten or provided at a meal
repast
Ready and willing to be taught; teachable
docile
To declare or set apart as sacred; devoted;
consecrated
The quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; wisdom
sagacity
Faithfulness to obligations or duties
fidelity
The keeper of the keys in a prison; a jailer
turnkey
Revealing no emotion; expressionless;
Motionless; still
impassive
great joy or jubilation; triumphant
exultant