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requisition
(N) a need or request

(V) to fill out a request or ask for items
capitulate
(V) to give in, to yield
cessation
(N) a stopping of something
expeditiously
(ADV) quickly
gradations
(N) steps or degrees of something
triumvirate
(N) a group of three
doleful
(ADJ) melancholy, sad
provender
(N) food, collection of food
sagacity
(N) wisdom
incommodious
(ADJ) cramped (for space)
counterpane
(N) bedspread
deprecated
(V) disapproved of
laudanum
(N) a drug containing opium
cogitate
(V) to think deeply about
proviso
(N) conditions, stipulation
circuitously
(ADV) in a round-about way
immolate
(V) to sacrifice
repast
(N) a feast, banquet, fancy meal
gainsay
(V) to deny
emulate
(V) to immitate, to try to be like
valet
(N) one servant, hotel attendant
cowed
(V) crouched in fear, intimidated
propitiate
(V) to beg for favor
obsequiousness
(N) behavior like that of a servant
imperturbable
(ADJ) unflappable, cool and calm
homage
(N) respect, obedience
diabolic
(ADJ) devilish, evil
portend
(V) to give a signal for the future
incorrigible
(ADJ)incapable of reform
magnanimous
(ADJ) generous
transitory
(ADJ) existing for a short time only
profligates
(N) recklessly wasted people
interment
(N) burial of a deceased person
ruminated
(V) thought deeply about
vinous
(ADJ) pertaining to wine
league
(N) measure of distance
(N) group
olfactory
(ADJ) pertaining to smells
coquetry
(N) flirtation, pretened affection
interpose
(V) to come between
diffidence
(N) lack of confidence, shyness
turbid
(ADJ) rough, stormy (water, weather)
modicum
(N) a small amount
ittenuated
(V) weakened, grown thin
tocsin
(N) an alarm bell
conflagration
(N) a large fire
munificent
(ADJ) extremely generous
remonstrance
(N) strong objection