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Religious devotion and reverance to God; Devotion to family; an act thought or statement.
Piety
A partiality or disposition in favor of something, preferance; to think favorably
Predilection
something that has a real existance; especially when considered as distinct indepandant, self-controled.
Entity
the list of dramas, operas, parts, peices, that a company, actor, singer is prepared to preform.
Reperitoire
The systematic practice of discriminating against and segregating black people.
Jim Crow Laws
Habitually untalkative, inclined to silence.
Taciturn
To make mild, or less severe, relive.
Assuage
A residence, home, legal residence.
Domicile
Unjustly cruel, harsh, or severe.
Tyrannical
Article of moveable property, slave.
Chattel
Druggist, pharmicist, pharmacy, drug-store.
Apothecary
Hazy, vauge, in distinct or confused.
Nebulous
Without liveliness or spirit, dull
Vapid
Able to be touched or felt.
Palpable
to narrate facts or preticulars, in deatial
Recounted
Pleasantly calm or peaceful, untroubled, tranquil.
Placid
Sly, by steath, secretly.
Furtive
Not allowing light to pass through.
Opaque
Disinclined to exert ones self, lazy.
Indolently
Axious or fearful about the future.
Apprehensive
Quick skillful in movement, quick, sure, easy way.
Deft
Irritable and discontented; Worried or depressed.
Fret
Gloomy or somber; sulky
Sullen
Extremly important; urgent.
Imperative
Loud, flashy, too bright, obnoxious.
Garish
Natural emotional outlook or mood; temperment, characeristic, attitude.
Disposition
A sudden downfall or defeat.
Debacle
Smoothly agreeable, sophisticated and polite.
Suave
Dangerously lacking security.
Percarious
Using few words and expressing much in few words.
Laconic
A very stong wind/ noisy outbrust.
Gale
The act of offering or suggesting something to be considered, adopted, accepted, or done.
Proposition
A savage ill tempered person.
Tartar
Not wise, lacking discretion.
Imprudent
Axious or concerned.
Solicitously
Wild, primitive or cruel; uncivilized, feirce ferocious
Savage
Very bad.
Deplorable
Commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity.
Venerable
Feelings of doubt or guilt.
Scruple
A search/ inspection of an area.
Reconnaisance
To stay for a long time.
Sojourn
Showing or expressing contempt, distain, scornful.
Contemptuous
Orignanating in a particular region; native of.
Indigenous
Gross injustice or wickedness; sin violation.
Iniquity
Attack, assault.
Onslaught
An act or instance of dispencing, distributing.
Dispensation
Quality or state of being tranquil, calm, peacfull.
Tranquillity
A feeling of humiliation, shame, as through injury to ones pride.
Mortification
Occuring or coming later or after.
Subsequent
Tending to argument or strife.
Contentious
Look down on.
Condescend
Sensitive to emptional feeling.
Sentimentality
Having no fixed course.
Erratic
Courtious and gracious.
Cordial(ly)
To irritate, annoy, provoke.
Vex
Promising success, favorable.
Auspicious
Tiny, very little.
Diminutive
Tending to argument or strife.
Contentious
An inclination to preform kind, charitable acts.
Benevolence
Not spoken, inferred by actions or statements.
Tacit
Process of llegaly establishing a will at court.
Probate
Sadness or depression; glommy disposition.
Melancholy
Having kindly disposition; gracious
Benign
Of penetrating to a master, athoritaive.
Magiserial
Disapproval.
Disaprobation
To diecide or detirmine; Settle differences, betweeen opposing sides.
Abritrate
Having only one syllable; short simple worded vocabulary.
Monosyllabic
To supress, put an end to.
Quell
A wicked or evil person.
Villian
Resisting control or restriant in a difficult manner.
Obsteperous
To intruct or benefit; especially morally or spiritually.
Edify
Something that instigate, angers, or irritates.
Provocation
The act of departing from the right or normal.
Aberration
A child Surreptititiously substituted for anoter.
Changeling
To know for certain;findout definatly.
Ascertain
A place or establishment where distilling is done.
Distillery
Having an analogy; corresponding in some particular way.
Analogous
Foolish, unintelligent, silly, stupid.
Asinine
Obstruction, obstacle.
Impediment
Disagreeable to deal with contenious, peevish.
Cantankerous
Having inclined to stroke.
Apoplectic
Not noticable or prominant.
Inconspicuous
Unsure, uncertain, not definate.
Tentative
Cunning, stealth, craft, in obatianing a goal.
Guile
Solicitor
A person whose business is to solicit
Convene
To come together or asemble
Acrimonious
Caustic, stinging or bitter
Ambidextrous
Able to use both hands
Mollify
Soften in feeling or temper
Arid
Being without mositure
Volition
Act of willing choosing or resloving
Perpetrate
To commit
Unmittigated
Not softened or lessened
Temerity
Recklace boldness, rashness
Vehement
Zealous, ardent, impassionated (intense)
Brevity
Shortness of time
Subpoena
For summoning of witnesses
Elucidate
To make lucid or clear
Veranda
Large open porch
Amiable
Having or showing pleasant qualities
Belfry
A bell tower
Crescendo
A gradual steady increase in loudness of a song
Baffled
To confuse, bewilder
Vivacious
Lively animated
Pantomine
Technique of conveving emotions, actions, feelings
Facetious
Not ment to be taken seriously
Placte
To appease or pacify
Morose
Gloomy or sullenly
Inexorable
Unyeilding, unalterable
Inarticulate
Lacking the ability to express ones self
Repose
Peace, tranquillity, calm, absense of movement
Obstinante
Firmly or stubbornly adhearing to one's purpose or opinion
Precocious
Unusually advanced or mature in development
Subtle
Fine or delicate in meaning
Intimation
Hint suggestion (intimate= to make known)
Reproach
To find fault with a person
Irate
Angry, enraged
Appraisal
Act of estimating, assesment
Wry
Distortion or loopsidedness of facial features
Gallant
A brave spirited-noble person
Caricature
A picture exaggerating the pecularities of a person
Imperious
Domineering in a haughty manner, dictorial
Chivalrous
Having the qualities of chivalry; Loyalty, courage and, courtesy
Temperance
Moderation or self-restraint in action
Ominous
Portending evil or harm
Deferential
Respectful, showing deference
Nonplus
Rendering perplexed
Retaliate
Return like for like
Compunction
A feeling of uneasyness or anxiety
Interminable
Incapable of being terminated
Frivolous
Characterized by lack of seriousness
Trepidation
Tremulous fear, alarm agitation