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Accede
(v.) To give one's consent
Acrimonious
(adj) Mean spirited, bitter, or ill-natured
Bereaved
(adj/noun) In a state of mourning; deeply sorrowful because of the loss of loved ones
Curative
(adj) Curing; serving to provide remedy
Despotism
(n) Authoritarian rule
Emissary
(n) An agent acting in the interests of another party
Fulminate
(v) To explode (Also: to denounce loudly or forcefully)
Hardtack
(n) A hard bivuit once common in the rations of sailors and soldiers
Libation
(n) An alcoholic beverage offered or accepted in celebration
Macabre
(adj) Horrifying; reminiscent of death
Oracle
(n) A means by which prophetic wisdom is imparted
Papal
(adj) Of or pertaining to the pope
Promulgate
(v) To put forward publicly
Salacious
(adj) Lewd or off-colors (used in reference to deliberately provocative pictures or writing)
Surrealistic
(adj) Unreal (outwordly or profoundly removed from everyday experience)
Torte
(n) A cake made with eggs and very little flour
Treatise
(n) A scholarly essay or written argument
Ulterior
(adj) Secret (especialy of a purpose or motive) - an ulterior purpose is one hidden from the outside of the world
Voluptuous
(adj) Sensually enjoyable
Wanton
(adj) Completely unrestrained

(or done w/o justification)