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Besmirched
(adj.) - stained; sullied
Blunderbuss
(n.) - an old-fashioned gun
Cadaverous
(adj.) - like a dead body
Capitulate
(v.) - to stop resisting
Contraband
(adj.) - forbidden
Discompose
(v.) - to disturb
Doleful
(adj.) - sorrowful
Eddying
(adj.) - swirling
Emaciated
(adj.) – abnormally thin
Epoch
(n.) – an era
Expeditiously
(adv.) – promptly and efficiently
Expostulation
(n.) – an objection
Feign
(v.) – to pretend, to fake
Genial
(adj.) – cheerful
Inscrutable
(adj.) – hard to understand
Insensible
(adj.) – emotionally unresponsive
Mutinous
(adj.) – rebellious
Myriad
(n.) – a great number
Nondescript
adj.) – having no distinctive qualities
Postilion
(n.) – a driver of a horse-drawn carriage
Provender
(n.) – the provisions
Requisition
(n.) – a demand
Retinue
(n.) – the followers
Sagacity
(n.) – wisdom
Substratum
(n.) – supporting layer
Turnkey
(n.) – a jailer
Unfathomable
(adj.) – impossible to see the bottom; impossible to imagine/comprehend