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redress
the setting right of what went wrong
-relief from an injury
picturesque
visually charming or quaint as if resembling or suitable for a painting
mien
a typical expression or way of behaving
pique
a feeling of being annoyed or upset, especially because you feel insulted.
pedantic
ostentacious in one's learning; overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, esp. in teaching
apothecary
a pharmacist; a pharmacy or drugstore
scrupulous
having moral integrity: acting in strict regard for what is considered right or proper; punctiliously exact
caprice
a sudden, impulsive, and seemingly unmotivated notion or action; a sudden usually unpredictable condition, change or series of changes; a disposition to do things impulsively; capriccio
derision(noun)
1)ridicule; mockery
2)an object of ridicule
Felicitation(noun)
congratulations. often used in the plural
iniquitous
adj. characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful
celerity
n. swiftness; speed
felicity(n)
1)the state of being happy, esp. in a high degree
2)a source of happiness
3)a skillful faculty
candor(n)
1)the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression
2)freedom from bias; fairness
fastidious
1)excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: a fastidious eater
2)requiring or charcterized by excessive care or delicacy; painstaking
solace
comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation of distress or discomfort
ensue
v. to follow as a consequence or result
supercilious
hauntily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or facial expression