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utopia
a perfect society
sepulchre
tomb
inauspicious
unfavorable
physiognomies
facial features showing qualitites of character
auger
to signify, fortell
heterodox
at odds with accepted doctrine
venerable
worthy of respect because of age
evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor
ignominy
disgrace or humiliation
brazen
shameless
iniquity
wickedness, evil
demeanor
outward behavior
mien
appearance
preternaturaly
inexplicably, supernaturally
to abate
to lessen
ignominious
dishonorable; marked by disgrace or shame
sagacity
keen understanding
lurid
harshly vivid
obstinacy
stubbornness
rebuke
reprimand or reproof
amenable
tractable; willing to follow advice or suggestion
requital
something given in return for a benefit or service
expostulation
discussion, esp. a kindly protest
to feign
to pretend
paramour
one loved illicitly
to besmirch
to sully. soil
progenitors
ancestors
plebian
common
penitence
remorse, sorrow for sins
to succor
to relieve, provide aid
insidious
attractively harmful; treacherous
to aver
to allege, assert, declare positively
efficacy
power to produce effect
dexterity
skill and ease in using hands
to imbue
to permeate, penetrate
caprice
whim; impulsive change of mind
mutability
impermanence; changeability
labyrinth
maze
ludicrous
absurd
pristine
pure
tome
a large, scholarly book
cabalistic
pertaining to plots and mystery
to expatiate
to speak or write at length
behest
order, command
genial
cheerful, friendly
warily
cautiously
to essay
to try
depracity
corruption
lattice
a framework or structure
appellation
name
to pillory
to expose to public scorn or ridicule
contagion
an influence that spreads rapidly; disease
to scrutinize
to examine very closely
sagacious
wise
scrupulous
principled
to vilify
to lower in estimation; revile; defame
incantation
magic spell sung or spoken
sexton
church caretaker
to delve
to dig
inimical
reflecting or indicating hostility
solace
relief
propagate
to reproduce; to promote
to palliate
to make less intense or severe
somniferous
tending to cause sleep
odious
repugnant; offensive
presentiment
foreboding; apprehension
machination
crafty scheme or plot
abstruse
hard to understand
ethereal
vapor-like; heavenly
abomination
something deserving of scorn
somnambulism
sleep-walking
zenith
the high point; peak
defunct
no longer living or existing
erudite
scholarly
scurrilous
insulting; indecent