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Condone
Excuse or overlook or seem to approve
Righteous
Moral
Repast
Something taken as food
Dogged
Persistent or Perserving
Faring
Managing, getting along
Siege
A steady or prolonged attempt to gain control over a tone or other place
Heresy
An opinion or behavior that goes against the teaching of the dominant religion or belief system
Precariously
dangerously or depending on uncertain circumstances
Reconnaissance
Investigative and explorative,m usually for military purposes
Apprehensive
Fearful or anxious
Amble
Walk or move slowly
Obstinante
Stubborn
Sullenly
Gloomily or Crabbily
Imminent
Ready to take place or happen
Recrimination
A return charge against an accuser
Indolence
Laziness
Demagogue
A person who apples to the emotions and prejudices of people in order to arouse discontent and advance his or her own political purpose
Agitate
To stir up
Pragmatic
Concerned with practical rather than intellectual or artistic matters
Disparate
Very different, unique
Formidable
Causing fear or dread
Untenable
Not able to defend
Knave
unethical, untrustworthy, or dishonest person
Mitigation
Act of making something less severe
Scruple
A sense of guilt felt when one does wrong
Curate
Clergyman, assistant to parish priest
Requite
To repay, retaliate
Plight
To pledge
Beguile
To deceive
Dissemble
to conceal or disguise
Usurp
To seize wrongfully
Peruse
To read slowly and carefully
Covetous
Greedy
Contentious
Always ready to fight or argue
Indigenous
Native or originating in a region
Auspicious
Favorable or promising for the future
Begrudge
Feel resentment about or disapproval of someone else having something
Ominous
Threatening or sinister
Venerable
Impressive in age or historic associations
Dispel
Drive out
Acriminous
Bitter or nasty
Umbrage
Offense or Insult
Nondescript
dull or having no interesting qualities
Cynical
Antisocial or unfriendly or expecting the worst
Adamant
Firm or Insistent
Corroborating
Support with evidence
Haggard
Worn,tired or fatigued
Edict
Command, law or proclamation
Truncheon
Club used as a weapon
Hermetically
In as isolated solitary or airtight
Abominable
Vile, horrible, or monstrous
Knell
The sound of a bell, often signaling a funeral or the end ofsoemthing
Plaintive
Sad, mournful, or melancholy
Emaciated
Abnormally skinny due to disease or starvation
Mangle
To injure with deep disfiguring wounds by cutting tearing, or crushing
Tenacity
Persistence
Deprivation
Lack of what is needed for existence
Solemn
Serious
Appendange
Projecting part of an animal or plant body, especially an arm or leg
Desperation
Loss of hope and a surrender to misery
Avenge
To punish in retaliation for an injury or offense
Venture
Attempt or risk
Immolation
To destroy or kill as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
Afflicted
Suffering or caused pain
Surpass
Exceed or go beyond
Compounded
Added to or combined
Surge
To rise suddenly to an excessive or abnormal value
Tumultuously
Riotously or with a violent commotion
Resilient
Able to bounce back or recover
Abatement
To lessen or stop
Motley
Composed of carious often unlike kinds or parts
Abjure
To give up, abandon, or reject
Whet
Sharpen
Upbraid
Scold
Laudable
Worthy of praise
Pedant
One who overvalues petty details of book learning, grammar etc.
Acquit
Settle as with a debt;declare innocent
Implacable
Not to be mitigated
Approbation
Praise
Penance
The act of making up for an offence
Incense
To cause extreme anger
Condescended
Agreed to do something that you believe to be beneath your dignity
Contemptuos
The feeling that someone or something is beneath you or is worthless
Indignantly
Angrily
Devoid
Completely Without
Prerogative
Exclusive right, privilege, or choice
Altercation
Fight or heated argument
Feral
Wild Savage, or animalistic
Indiscriminately
Arbitrarily, haphazardly, or randomly
Mysticism
Spirituality or direct communication with or knowledge of God
Prominent
Famous or oustanding
Decree
Ruling or official announcement
Indeterminate
Vague or not definite
Privation
Deprivation or disposession