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albino
an animal or plant with a deficiency in pigmentation
condescension
patronizing behavior: regarding someone as inferior
desiccated
To preserve food by removing moisture; dehydrate
empryean
the highest heaven; believed to contain the pure element of fire
fiats
an arbitrary set of orders or decrees; sanctions
guidions
a small flag carried as a standard by a military unit
febrile
pertaining too or marked by fever; delerious
ineffably
Incapable of being ecpressed in words; indescribably
innate
Inherent in the essential character of something
insinuated
Suggested or hinted slyly or indirectly
inimically
Unfriendly; hostile; harmful; unfavorable
morosely
Gloomioly or sullenly ill humored as a person or mood
mystique
Aura of mystical power surrounding someone or something
pensively
dreamily or wistfully thoughtful; contemplative
pious
having reverence for God, faithfulness; devout
reparation
the making amends for wrong or injury done; redress
resolutely
firmly resovled or determined; set in principle
scourge
a whip or lash for the infliction of punishment/torture
vitelline
of or pertaining to egg yoolk
weyneck
Tortia Collis. Contracted neck muscles that cause un-natural head position
bravado
a fake display of courage or boldness
callow
young immature; lacking experience in life
complicity
involvement with another in doing something illegal
cravens
cowards
condescendingly
regard others as socially or intellectually inferior; patronizing
effigy
a carved representation of a person to insult someone; derision
eradicated
destroyed something so it can never recur again
harridan
an offensive term for a wokman that deliberately insults her age as advanced and temperment as assertive
incredulously
unable to believe something, skeptically, unconvinced
irreparably
beyond repair or being fixed
reparation
the making amends for wrong or injury done; redress
resolutely
firmly resovled or determined; set in principle
scourge
a whip or lash for the infliction of punishment/torture
reparation
the making amends for wrong or injury done; redress
vitelline
of or pertaining to egg yoolk
resolutely
firmly resovled or determined; set in principle
weyneck
Tortia Collis. Contracted neck muscles that cause un-natural head position
scourge
a whip or lash for the infliction of punishment/torture
bravado
a fake display of courage or boldness
vitelline
of or pertaining to egg yoolk
callow
young immature; lacking experience in life
complicity
involvement with another in doing something illegal
cravens
cowards
condescendingly
regard others as socially or intellectually inferior; patronizing
effigy
a carved representation of a person to insult someone; derision
weyneck
Tortia Collis. Contracted neck muscles that cause un-natural head position
eradicated
destroyed something so it can never recur again
harridan
an offensive term for a wokman that deliberately insults her age as advanced and temperment as assertive
incredulously
unable to believe something, skeptically, unconvinced
irreparably
beyond repair or being fixed
bravado
a fake display of courage or boldness
callow
young immature; lacking experience in life
complicity
involvement with another in doing something illegal
cravens
cowards
condescendingly
regard others as socially or intellectually inferior; patronizing
effigy
a carved representation of a person to insult someone; derision
eradicated
destroyed something so it can never recur again
harridan
an offensive term for a wokman that deliberately insults her age as advanced and temperment as assertive
incredulously
unable to believe something, skeptically, unconvinced
irreparably
beyond repair or being fixed
jocular
a playful or joking dispostion, humorous; faceticious
macabre
including gruesome and horrific details of death and decay
megalomania
delusions of grandeur or wealth
perusal
read something in a careful or thorough manner
plagency
loud resounding sounds from ringing bells
rappel
Descend down a steeo slope using a rope that is secured at the top and passed through a body harness
sinuosities
condition of winding or curving in shape or movement
sonorous
producing or possessing sound, resonant
saturnine
gloomy and morose; suffering from lead poisoning; tactiturn
veracity
habitual adherence to the truth
abberations
deviations from the normal course; anamolies
banality
devoid of freshness or originality; staleness; trite
camaraderie
good will and fellowship; kin ship
contiguous
touching or incontact; close proximity
congruent
agreeing; harmonious; corresponding
etherally
airy, light, heavenly, intangibly
fecund
very productive or creative; fruitful; prolific
legerdemain
skill to deceive with hands; slight of hand
mitosis
usual method of cell division
phalanx
a group of infantry in close array; rank and file
perfunctorily
done merely from a sense of duty; casually
presentiment
a feeling or impression that something bad is about to happen; foreboding
rufescent
red tinged; rufus
symbiosis
living together of two dissimiliar organisms. Both benefit from association
shako
a military cap in the shape of a cylinder
tenebrous
dark; gloomy; obscure
untenable
incapable of being defended; indefensible
vociferous
crying out noisly, clamorous
whippet
one of a breeed of small swift dogs bred to hunt rabbits and for racing
zymosis
an infectious or cantagious disease