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Abrogate
To Abolish, do away with
Abyss
Bottomless Hole, a vast expanse or depth
Adamant
Inflexible, immovable, obstinate
Ameliorate
To make better, to relieve, to improve
Augury
An Omen or prophecy
Autocrat
A person with unlimited influence or authority
Baseness
The quality of lacking higher values
Begrudge
To give reluctantly, to envy ones possesion or employment
Beguile
to decieve, to mislead, to persuade with charm
Bemuse
to confuse or to bewilder
Blasphemous
Irreverent, profane
Calamity
a serious event causing distress or misfortune
Conciliate
to reconcile, to pacify, to renew a friendship
Confound
To cause one to become confused
Contempt
scorn, extreme dislike or disdain
Contentious
quarrelsome, stirring contreversy
Corroboration
Conformation
Incredulous
suspicious, disbelieving
Defamation
act of harming or ruining anothers reputation
Deference
Courteous going along with the opinions/wishes of another
Dissemble
to desguise, to pretend
Dogmatic
strongly opinionated in an unwarranted manner
Ecstasy
Extreme happiness
Efforentery
Extreme boldness, audacity
Exalt
To glorify, praise, to raise in rank
Formidible
menacing, causing fear or awe
Gaunt
very thin, emaciated, angular
Heretical
Contrary to church doctrine or accepted beliefs or standards
Hypocrite
one who is insincere or deceitful
Indigenous
Native to a certain area
Indignation
Anger as a result of something unjust
Ineptness
lack of competence or judgement
Inert
unable to move or act, sluggish
Ingratiate
to make an effort to gain good favor with someone
Innate
Existing from birth, inborn
Junta
A group of people who join n running a government)
Licentious
Lacking moral or sexual restraint, wanton
Malevolance
Ill will or evil intentions
Malign
To utter injuriously misleading reports
Methodical
proceeding in a regular or systematic order
Orthodox
conforming to established standards, conventional
Pallor
extreme paleness usually relating to face
paradoxical
something that appears false or contradictory but is actually correct
parochial
limited in range or scope, narrow, provincial
partisan
one who exhibits extreme or possibly blind allegiance to a group or cause
placid
peaceful, calm
predilection
preference
prodigious
extraordinary in bulk, quantity, or degree, great in size, enormous
Propriety
correct conduct
Prudent
wise and careful about parctical matters
Quake
to shake from shock or instability
reproach
to blame for somehthing, a disgrace
Rescind
to cancel
Resurge
to rise again
Savory
Appetizing
Sectarian
a member of a sect that is a faction with extreme beliefs
Sublime
exalted, noble, uplifting
Trepidation
fear, trembling, agitation
vindictive
revengeful, spiteful
Wily
cunning, crafty