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expiate
to make amends or reparation for
ignominy
disgrace; dishonor; public contempt
cogitating
to think hard; ponder; meditate
lurid
gruesome, horrible; revolting
terrible intensity, fierce passion
disporting
to amuse (oneself) in a light, frolicsome manner
to display
imbibed
to take or receive into the mind,
to absorb
expostulation
to reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct
insidious
intended to entrap or beguile; stealthily treacherous or deceitful
tempestuous
tumultuous, turbulent
emolument
profit, slarary, or fees from office or employment; compensation for services
cabalistic
obscure, mysterious, dark
eldritch
eeire, weird, spooky
talisman
an object supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or charm
enmity
a feeling of hostility; hatred; ill will; antagonism
besmirches
to stain; to make dirty
epoch
a point of time marked by distinctive events or affairs
efficacy
effectiveness; capacity for producing a desired result or effect
heterodox
not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions
tremulous
trembling from fear, nervousness, or weakness
voluptuous
sensuously pleasing or delightful
manifestation
a public demonstration
gesticulation
an animated or excited gesture
providence
a display of divine care or direction; foresight
similitude
likeness; resemblance
phatasmagoric
a shifting series of illusions or deceptive appearances as in a dream or as a creation of the mind
exigencies
urgency, the need, demand, or requirement intrinsic a circumstanse, condition; demands prompt action or remedy; an emergency
albeit
even though, although
plebeian
a commoner; member of the common people
preternatural
out of the ordinary course of nature; abnormal or supernatural
vehemence
fury, fervor; full of vigor
repugnance
strong distaste; hatred; inconsistency
defeasible
capable of being invalidated or terminated
rankle
to cause keen irritation or bitter resentment in
contumacious
stubbornly rebellious, disobediant
temporal
enduring for a time only; temporary
intrinsic
belonging to a thing by its very nature, natural; real