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Gaunt
haggard, lean, thin
Alacrity
brisk and cheerful
Prudent
wise, cautious
Deity
god, divine
Convocation
large assembly
Retinue
body of people who travel with an important person
Outrigger
beam sticking out from side of boat
Lest
in order to prevent something
Behoove
be right and proper
Genuflect
religious gesture, bend knee to floor
Subservient
subordinant
Solemn
without joy/humor
Convene
call together
Consecrate
specify a holy ground
Recalcitrant
difficult to deal with, unruly
Conspicuous
visible, attracting attention
Ominous
bad omen, something bad is going to happen
Implacable
impossible to pacify or reduce in strength
Peremptorily
communicating urgency, command
Pinion
to immobiliize something
Insatiable
impossible to satisfy
Insolent
lack of respect
Disconsolate
miserable
Furtive
secretive
Pliant
supple
Revel
to have great pleasure
Perturbed
to make someone anxious/worried
Doleful
very sad
Sanctify
to make something holy
Ordain
to order
Petulant
irritable
Prostrate
face towards ground
Cabals
secret political groups
Galling
annoying, humiliating
Impetuous
impulsive
Soporific
sleep-inducing
Tempest
violent wind storm
Ramparts
defensive barriers
Spume
foaming
Sacerdotal
theology relating to sacrificial functions
Portent
sign or warning
Auguries
omens
Anguish
agony, pain
Infraction
violation of the law
Lament
a passionate expression of grief or sorrow
Feckless
unthinking and irresponsible
Diocesan
concerning diocese
Sublime
of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe
Guile
sly or cunning intelligence
Stratagem
plan or scheme