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edifice
a buildig esp. one of large or imposing appearance
sepulcher
a tomn, berial place
ponderous
of great weight, massive
congenial
agreeable, pleasing in nature
portal
door, gate
inauspicious
unfavorable
physiognomy
the art of judging human characters via the face
augured
to predict, esp. for signs or omens
indubitably
that which cannot be disputed
heterodox
not in accorance with established doctrines, unorthodox
meager
lacking fullness or richness
ensue
to follow in order
rotundity
full rich sound
malefactor
a female who violates the law
prefigure
foreshadow
haughty
snoobish, arrogant
abashed
to make ashamed
sumptuary
intended to regulate personal habits on moral or religious grounds
evanescent
vanishing, fleeting
ignominy
disgrace
iniquity
gross injustice
visage
the face, counenance
deportment
behavior
flagrant
wrong
mien
demeanor as showing character
contumely
humiliating treatment
preternaturally
out of the ordinary course of nature
obliterated
to do away with completly
sojurn
temporary stay
sagacity
soundness of judgment
unadulterated
pure
obstinacy
stubborness
exhort
to urge, advise, or caution earnestly
purport
profess or claim, often falsely
quell
to suppress
amenable
willing to answer
peremptory
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal, imperative
leech
a person who clings to another for personal gain
efficacy
effectiveness
tempestuous
subject to tempests