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prurient
inordinately interest in matters of sex; lascivious; unwholesome sexual interest or desire
pervade
permeate; spread or diffuse through
fidelity
faithfulness, loyalty
hidebound
stubbornly prejudiced; narrow-minded; inflexible; conservative
cynical
skeptical of motives of others; negative or pessimistic; selfishly or callously calculating; critical
irony
incongruity between what is expected and what actually occurs; expression marked vy a deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning
feisty
touchy, quarrelsome; lively, spirited
forthright
straightforward; direct and frank; candid
intriguing
secret scheme; plot; arousing interest or curiosity; fasinating, captivating
tedioius
tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; slow, boring
emphatic
forceful and definite in expression or action; standing out in a striking and clearly defined way; expressed or performed with emphasis
ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain; unclear, vague
exceptional
uncommon; extrordinary; above average; deviating widefly from a norm; surpassing, outstanding
predetermined
to determine, decide, or establish in advance
predilection
preference; likelihood; disposition in favor of something
grave
serious, momentud; fraught with danger or harm; dignified and somber
turret
small tower
mausoleum
large tomb
glorified
exalted, honored, worshipped, praised, respected, charished
obsolete
no longer in use; old, outdated
illicit
unlawful; improperly formed; ungrammatical; illegal; immoral
eltitsm
control, rule, or domination by a group or class; attitude that society should be governed by an elete group or individuals
deplorable
wretched, bad; lamentable, woeful; worthy of severe condemnation or reproach
exclusive
incompatible; not allowing something else,ingle or sole; expensive; limited
corrupt
depraved; immoral, perverted; tainted, putrid; venal, dishonest; containing errors or alterations; contaminate, spoil; having unlawful or evil motive