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TREACHEROUS
not to be trusted; traitorous, disloyal, deceptive, unreliable, dangerous
OMINOUS
being or exhibiting an evil sign for the future; forboding, menacing, threatening
INTRICATE
having many complexly interrelating parts or elements
IMPERISHABLE
not subject to death, decay, spoilage, or destruction
FRANTICALLY
marked by desperate, frenzied, uncontrollable emotion
INCANTATION
formula of words chanted or recited in a ritual of magic
RECOMPENSE
to make payment in retrun for something given or done, such as services to repay; repayment
WRETCHED
living in degradation and misery; deeply dejected or distressed
WADE
to step in or through a medium offering more resistance than air
PROPHECIES
declarations of things to come; predictions
HAUGHTY
having or showing great pride in oneself and scorn for others
CONSPIRATOR
a person who takes part in an unlawful or harmful plot
PARCHMENT
an animal skin, as of a sheep or a goat, prepared as a surface for writing or painting
ABSURD
so clearly untrue or unreasonable as to be laughable or ridiculous
PRECIPICE
a cliff; the brink of disaster or defeat
PORTCULLIS
a heavy iron grating hung from chains and lowered between grooves to bar the gateway of a castle or fortified town
FLOUNDERING
struggling with stubling or plunging movements; struggling clumsily or helplessly in embarrassment or confusion
IMPENETRABLE
said of something that cannot be penetrated or passed through
RECONCILIATION
a settlement of differences
PURLOINED
stolen (esp. something small or petty)
PROVISION
something proveded for the future; a preparatory arrangement or measure taken in advance
ASTONISH
to fill with sudden wonder or great surprise
INFURIATE
to casue to become very angry; to enrage
ENMITY
the bitter sttitudes or feelings of an enemy or mutual enemies; hostility
PROVERB
a short popular saying that expresses some obivious truth