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anchorite
one retired from society for religious reasons
profligacy
extravagance: the trait of spending extravagantly;
dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
reverie
The condition of being lost in thought; daydreaming.
wan
pale: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
communion
sharing thoughts and feelings
pathos
a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow);
vestment
gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
fain
gladly: in a willing manner; disposed(p): having made preparations
creed
any system of principles or beliefs
sojourn
a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
travail
painfully difficult or burdensome work; toil.
melancholy
a feeling of thoughtful sadness
sonorous
loud and harmonious.
doleful
filled with or evoking sadness
bestial
beastly: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
rapt
ecstatic: feeling great rapture or delight
tremulous
quavering: (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
procure
get by special effort
summarily
without delay; in a summary manner
render
cause to become; give; try
macerate
waste: cause to grow thin or weak; soften,
insolence
crust: the trait of being rude and impertinent;
impertinent
fresh: improperly forward or bold; extraneous: not pertinent to the matter under consideration;
debonair
sophisticated
calumny
defamation: a false accusation of an offense
aspersion
a disparaging remark
irreproachable
blameless: free of guilt; not subject to blame
atone
expiate: make amends for
tainted
corrup
malady
illness, any unwholesome or desperate condition
gaunt
bony: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
temperament
disposition: your usual mood; excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability ; personality
saturnine
bitter or scornful; dark
swarthy
dark-skinned
insolent
impudent: marked by casual disrespect; audacious: unrestrained by convention or propriety
haggard
bony; careworn showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
distaff
characteristic of or peculiar to a woman
vanity
the quality of being valueless or futile; conceit
debauchery
a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
torpid
inert, dormant
effigy
representation or image of a person or an animal
comeliness
the quality of being good looking and attractive
gilded
rich and superior in quality; deceptively pleasing
meretricious
brassy: tastelessly showy
languid
dreamy: lacking spirit or liveliness
lackadaisical
dreamy: lacking spirit or liveliness
petulant
cranky: easily irritated or annoyed
incorrigible
impervious (not open/resistent) to correction by punishment
corrigible
capable of being corrected or set right
vice
frailty: moral weakness
dissolute
debauched: characterized by loose moral standards
prate
idle or foolish and irrelevant talk ; chatter
impudent
marked by casual disrespect;
staunch
steadfast: firm and dependable especially in loyalty; stop the flow of liquid
falter
be unsure or weak; bumble: speak haltingly; hesitation: the act of pausing uncertainly
dank
clammy: unpleasantly cool and humid;
iniquity
absence of moral or spiritual values; evil
repentance
remorse for your past conduct
convulsive
resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
seething
constant feeling of being agitated; not calm