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Amorous
indicative of love or desire
alluring
to be highly, often subtly attractive
delicacies
something pleasing or appealing
nuances
expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling or tone
amenable
reponsive to advice, authority or suggestion; willing
baleful
harmful or malignant in intent or effect
ambrosial
of or worthy of the gods;divine
insolence
behaving in a presumptuous manner and insulting in manner or speech.
rapine
forcible seizure of another's property, plunder
primal
being first in time, primeval
clarion
loud and clear
audacity
fearless daring
parley
a discussion or conference, especially between enemies over truce
Libation
The pouring of a liquid offering as a religious sacrifice
abject
brought low in condition or status
brazen
marked by flagrant and insolent audacity
precedence
priority claimed or recieved because of superiority
equity
the state, quality or ideal of being just, impartial and fair
stratagems
A clever, often underhanded scheme for achieving an objective
insidious
working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or steathly manner
oracle
A person considered to be a wise counsel or the source of prophetic opinions
numinous
filled with or characterized by a sense of supernatural presence
invocation
the acto or instance of invoking, especially an appeal to a higher power for assistance
scion
a descendant or heir
surfeit
to feed or supply to exces, satiety or disgust
anodyne
capable of soothing or eliminating pain
consummation
an ultimate goal or end
venerable
worthy or reverence
conflation
to bring together, meld or fuse
trope
a word or phrase used non-literally, such as a metaphor
feckless
careless and irresponsible
doldrums
a period of great depression or unhappy listlessness
forfend
to keep or ward off, avert
derelict
deserted, run-down, neglected
sovereign
one that excercises supreme, permanent authority, especially over a governmental unit
limpid
characterized by transparent clearness
genre
a type or class
harangue
to deliver a long, pompous speech