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Wring
To get or extract by force, threats, etc.
Ingenious
Having greatMental ability; clever
Libation
The ritual of pouring out wine in a sacrifice
Adversity
State of misfortune, poverty and trouble
Impieties
Lack of reverence for God or respect for a parent
Devastation
Destruction; desolation
Devastation
Destruction; desolation
Sheer
Not mixed or mingled with anything; pure; absolute
Blithe
Showing a gay, cheerful disposition;Carefree
Forge
To move forward steadily
Interrogate
To ask questions
Insolence
Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior
Ravage
To destroy violently; devastate, ruin
Gale
A strong wind
Seers
A person with power to foretell the future; prophet
Lair
Bed or resting place of wild animals
Hearth
Family life;Home
Gall
Boldness
Radiance
Brightness
Heaves
To raise; extent of horizontal displacement caused by fault
Yoke
A wooden harness harnessing two animals
Buffeting
A blow with the hand or fist
Edict
Official order
Scheme
To plot; plan in a deceitful way
Consecrate
To cause to be honored, holy
Heir
A person who inherits property upon one’s death
Impasse
A situation offering no escape
Jostling
To bump or push by shoving
Retribution
Reward or punishment for something done in this life
Perquisites
A privilege or benefit to a person of high status; right
Grudge
To envy or resent
Ensnare
To catch or trap
Brood
The offspring;Group of particular kind
Endow
To provide withSome talent orQuality
Kindred
Related by birth
Staunch
Strong, loyal(Stop or check flow of blood.)
Anarchy
Lawlessness; political disorder and violence
Headlong
Reckless; moving with uncontrolled speed
Salvage
To save or rescue (from flood)
Taut
Tightly stretched
Bandy(ing)
To exchange words in an angry manner
Blatant
Offensively noisy; disagreeably loud
Brazen
Showing no shame; bold
Steadings
Place, site, or homestead
Onset
Start; ORAttack, assault
Dirge
A funeral hymn
Withering
To weaken; languish; decay
Revile
To use bad language in speaking to or about
Transgress
To break a law
Augury
An omen; sign; portent; indication
Hover
To stay suspended or flutter
Talon
A claw of a bird or other animal
Rhetoric
Artificial eloquence; showiness in language
Tumult
Noisy commotion; uproar; confusion
Frenzied
Wild or frantic outburst
Inscrutable
Not easily understood; obscure
Discreet
Careful about what one says or does
Discreet
Careful about what one says or does
Rash
Too hasty in action or speaking; reckless
Hoard
A supply stored up and hidden or kept in reserve
Devastating
Destroying;Overwhelming
Imperial
Of an empire
Conscript(ed)
Drafted; forced into service for the government
Remote
Far away; secluded
Beacon
To light up as a warning
Piteous(ly)
Deserving pity or compassion
Wither(ed)
Dried up, wilted; weakened
Connotative
Idea or notion suggested by a word or phrase
Enhance
To improve
Pare
To reduce or diminish gradually; to cut away
Preeminent
Excelling above others in a particular quality
Delusions
A false belief or opinion
Authentic
Trustworthy, reliable, can be believed
Console
To make feel less sad; to comfort
Vitality
Power to live; energy
Inflame(d)
To become excited; stimulated
Disillusion
To take away ideals and make disappointed
Livid
Discolored by a bruise OR pale
Livid
Discolored by a bruise OR pale
Stoic(ally)
Calm and unflinching under suffering
incongruous
Inappropriate; unsuitable
Harrow(ing)
Causing mental distress
Rend(ing)
To show grief or anguish
Menace(ing)
A threat or act of threatening
Barrage
A man made barrier in a stream,…
coarse
Of inferior or poor quality
Nurture(d)
To raise or promote; to feed
Row(s)
A noisy quarrel, dispute, or distribute
Millet
Grass with which grain is used for eating
Sinew
A tendon; muscular power
Meander(ing)
Winding or convolutions; as of a stream
Gait
Walking on foot
Tinge(d)
A slight trace;To be colored with; slight tint
Coolie
A person doing heavy labor for little pay
Effusive(ly)
Expressing excessive emotion; too demonstrative
Valor
Marked courage or bravery
(im)perceptible
Subtle; not plain or distinctThat can’t be perceived
Dank
Disagreeably damp; moist and chilly
Envelope(d)
To enclose or swallow up
Languor
Condition of being still, sluggish, or dull
Mince(ing)
To walk with short steps; in a dainty manner
Lithe
Bending easily Limber; flexible
Votive
Given in fulfillment of a vow or pledge
Niche
A recess or hollow wall
Strapping
Tall and well built
Sortie
A sudden rush; quick raid
Feign(ed)
Make a false show of; pretended; “fake”
Gusto
Great vigor or liveliness; enthusiastic
Divert
To distract the attention of;To turn; deflect
Piteous
Arousing or deserving pity;Pitiful
Anecdote
A short, account of something that happened
Veer(ed)
To turn or swing
Meargre
Of poor quality; inadequate
Benign
Good natured; kindly
Prodigious
Wonderful; amazing;
Itinerant
Traveling from place to place
Abject
Of the lowest degree; miserable
Regard (n)
Respect and affection
Flushed
To become red in the face; blush; glow
Hawk
To advertise or peddle (sell) goods in the street
Permeate(d)
To pass into or through and effect every part of
Desolation
Loneliness
Delicacy
A choice food
Temperament
a customary frame of mind or natural disposition
Plaintive
Mournful; sad; expressing sorrow
Redolent
Sweet-smellingFragrant
Excursion
A short trip
Earnest
Serious and intense
Pelt(ed)
To beat or strike heavily or steadily
Brazier
Metal pan to hold burning coals (warming a room)
(un)abate(d)
(not) diminishing; subsiding
Obeisance
A gesture of respect or reverence (bow)
Somber
Dark and gloomy; solemn; grave
Cremation
Burn up (to ashes)
Billow(ing)
Swelling mass or surge (of smoke)
Vague(ly)
Not certain in thought or feeling; uncertain
Haphazard(ly)
Randomly
subsequent
Coming after; following
Fragile
Easily destroyed
Preoccupied
Wholly absorbed in one’s thoughts
Gape(d)
Open-mouthed stare; yawn
Morose
Characterized by gloom; gloomy, sullen
Constrained
Forced and unnatural
cornice
A horizontal molding at top of wall
Coquettish
Flirting
Traverse
To pass, cross
Superfluity
Something not needed
Benevolent(ly)
Kindly
Pensive
Thinking deeply, often of sad things
Rogue
Fun-loving mischievous person;
Potency
Power; strength
Courtesan
Prostitute; a mistress of a king
lye
Strong alkaline substance, used in making soap
Befuddled
Confused
Malevolent
Evil, malicious
Supplication
A humble request, prayer
Corpuscle
Protoplasmic particle with special function ; erythrocytes
Posthumous
Arising after one’s death
Consternation
Great fear or shock making helpless
Unequivocally
Clear; plain; not ambiguous
Depravity
Corruption; weakness
Chromosomes
Carry the genes that convey hereditary characteristics
Acute
Serious; critical; crucial
Tarpaulin
Waterproof canvas
Placidly
Calm; quit; undisturbed
Aggravate
To make worse; Annoy
Proximity
State of being near
Gravitated
To be attracted or move toward
Escapade
A reckless adventure or prank
Gesticulating
To make or use gestures
Bantering
To tease or make fun of in playful way
Eschewing
To keep away from; avoid
Asceticism
Religious state reached by self-disciple/self-denial
Septic
Causing a poisoned state
Tentativeness
Not definite, final; uncertain
Inauthenticity
Not trustworthy ; not real
Pincers
Tool to grip or nip things
Amanuensis
Assistant who copies written things; secretary
Bohemian
Gypsy; Czech; person living in unconventional way
anarchy
Absence of government; lawlessness; disorder