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vestry
an elective body in an Episocpal parish that takes cares of the buisness of the parish
abundant
marked by the great plenty
sophistication
cultured; knowledgable
wrath
retributory punishment for an offensive or a crime
affidavit
a sworn statement in writing made espically under oath or an affirmation before an authorized magistrate office
deposition
testimony taken in writing under oath
imperceptible
extremely slight, gradual, or subtile
deferentially
in a manner of showing respect and esteem due a supperior or an elder
befuddled
muddled, slupeted, confused
plaintiff
a person who brings alegal action agains another
effrontery
shameless boldness
immaculate
spottlessly clean
qualm
a feeling of uneasiness about a point especially at conscience properity
ispo facto
latin for "by the fact itself"
probity
honesty integrity; aherence to the highest principles and ideals
gait
pale; a manner or rate of movement or progress
callously
in a manner of feeling or showing no emotion
manifest
evidence; appearance, sign
anger
a fool used for boring or drilling holes
incredulously
skeptically with disbelief
presently
soon
stench
facil odor
gaunt
excessively thin and angular
agape
being in a state of wondor
strongbox
locked box for keeping valuables
gibbet
gallous; uptight post with a projecting arm for hanging the bodies of executed crimminals as a warning
excommunication
exclusion from the rights of church membership
conciliatory
eager to make peace to reconcile
beguile
decieve by guile; hoodwink
floundering
proceding or acting clumsily or ineffecutally
reprieve
to delay the punishment
retaliation
returning like for like; vengence for an injury
adamant
unyeiding; unshakable or immorable especially in oppostion
cleake
cling to adhere firmly and closely or loyally and unwavingly
disputation
verbal controversy, debate argument
sibilance
a hissing sound
tantalized
teased, fascinated
pallor
paleness
base
degrading contemptuous
poppet
small doll
ameliorate
to make better or more levable
indignant
showing anger aroused by somethng unjust unworthy, or mean
"cry me out"
accuse me as a witch
willy
crafty, unaming
flailing
searching in frustration
daft
mad; insane
suspicion
a state of mental uneasiness and uncertainly
tainted
contaminated; corrupted
quail
to recoil in dread
"i'd as life"
i'd rather
ideology
a manner or the content of thinking characteristic of an individual, group, or culture
paradox
a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true
theocracy
goverment of a state ob immediate divine guidence or by church officals regarded a divinely guided
villainy
wretched, evil conduct
hearty
strong healthy
quaking
trembling, suddering, quilvering with fear
dissembling
concealing the facts; hiding under a false pretense
propriety
socially acceptance behavior and speech
heathen
an uncivilized or irreligious person; pagen
witched
affected by witchcraft, in a spell
opened
been honest; told the complet truth
trafficked
traded; had dealings or associations
conjured
summond
devil or sprit
by invocation or inanation
faction
group; secret faction; clinque
abombination
sources of utter disgust or intense dislike; hateful, disgusting actions
gibberish
unintelligible or meaningless language; nonsense
white
free from moral impurity; pure
goody
a title proceding a sumame (like Mrs.)
sniveling
speaking or acting in a whining, snifting tearful, or weakly emotional manner
deference
respect given to a superior or elder
marvel
something that causes wonder or astonishment
providence
event guided by god or divine leadership
ail
suffer il health
naught
nothing
dwindling
steadily lessening
demonic
possessed or influenced by a demon; satonic fiendish
vindictive
disposed to seek revenge
smirched
discredited or disgraced
corroboratiny
supported with evidence or authority
junctures
points of time
intimations
hints; suggestions
formidable
dreadful; fearful; extremely serious
blink
deny; ignore; pretend not to see
undone
ruined; destroyed the wordly means, reputation
trepidation
timorous uncertain agitation
weirdish
relating to or caused by witchcraft or the supernatural
subservient
servile; cringing manner of one very conscious
partisants
members of party, faction, or cause
calumny
uttering false changes misrepresentations
malicously
calculated to damage another reputation