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Predilection
a preference for something
ingratiating
to be able to win the favor of
dissembling
to hind under a false appearance
calumny
a misrepresentation intended to blacken another’s reputation; fram
inculcation
to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
propitiation
the act of gaining or regaining the favor of
licentious
lacking legal or moral restraints
Pallor
deficiency of color especially of the face
ameliorate
to make better or more tolerable
avid
eager
base
low in place or position
deference
respect and esteem due a superior or an elder
theology
the study of religious faith, practice, and experience
quail
to recoil in dread or terror
gingerly
very cautious or careful
abomination
extreme disgust and hatred
blasphemy
the act of insulting or showing contemp or lack of reverence for God
Contentious
likely to cause strive or vie in contest or rivalry or against difficulties
deposition
an act of removing from a position of authority
imperceptible
extremely slight, gradual, or subtle
deferentially
showing or expressing respect and esteem due a superior or an elder
anonymity
the quality or state of being unnamed/unidentified
prodigious
being an omen
effrontery
shameless boldness
confounded
to be to ruin
incredulously
unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true
blanched
to bleach by excluding light
Agape
wide open
conciliatory
to gain by pleasing acts
beguile
to lead by deception
floundering
to struggle to move or obtain footing
retaliation
to repay as an injury in kind
adamant
unshakable
cleave
to adhere firmly and closely or loyally and unwaveringly
sibilance
a “s” or “sh” quality or sound
tantalized
to cause one to be teased or tormented by showing something desirable but out of reach
purged
to clear of guilt