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allay
relieve, alleviate

verb

I allay his pain by singing lullabys.
perdition
a state of final spiritual ruin

noun

Robert reached perdition after commiting a mounting number of sins.
bootless
useless

adj.

The bootless boat had a hole in it.
abysm
deep immeasurable space

noun

Carrie fell into the abysm after detaching herself from the space shuttle.
perfidious
deceitful

adj.

The perfidious character told the enemy all of their secrets.
verdure
freshness in general; flourishing

noun

The white dress with flowers expressed a sense of verdure when she wore it.
inveterate
habitual

adj.

Jo-Bob had an inveterate tendency to forget taking out the trash.
prerogative
an exclusive right or privelage

noun

Bonnie felt she had a prerogative over everyone in the room just because of her fame.
extirpate
exterminate

verb

Joji extirpated the flies in the house.
impertinent
rude, irrelevent

adj.

You guys made an impertinent comment the other day during our serious discussion that angered me.
prescience
foresight

noun

Gartorious had a prescience about the outcome of the next game.
abhorred
detested or loathed

verb

Jena abhors jelly filled donuts.
potent
powerful, mighty

adj.

The potent governor used his powers to control the weak and helpless.
unmitigatedly
absolute

adj.

The unmitigatedly presence of God was felt by his people.
vouchsafe
grant or give

noun.. verb?

I vouchsafe this golden locket to you, my daughter.