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accession
The attainment of a dignity or rank
ardour
a feeling of strong eagerness
austere
Severe or stern in disposition or appearance; somber and grave
battlement
A notched parapet built on top of a wall, with alternating merlons and crenels for decoration or defense
changeling
A child secretly exchanged for another
coadjutor
A coworker; an assistant
curate
To act as curator of; organize and oversee.
exaction,
The act of exacting.
Excessive or unjust demand; extortion
gallant
Smartly or boldly stylish; dashing
hierophant
An interpreter of sacred mysteries or arcane knowledge
implacable
Impossible to placate or appease
indigence
Poverty; neediness.
ineradicable
Incapable of being eradicated
infidel
An unbeliever with respect to a particular religion, especially Christianity or Islam
lachrymose
Weeping or inclined to weep; tearful
propitiate
To conciliate (an offended power); appease
raiment
Clothing; garments
somnambulism
an abnormal condition of sleep in which motor acts (as walking) are performed
supplicate
To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying
sylvan
Relating to or characteristic of woods or forest regions.
Located in or inhabiting a wood or forest.