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Abominations
NOUN: Abhorrence; disgust.
Abominations
Noun: A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
Abyss
Noun: An immeasurably deep chasm, depth, or void.
Abyss
Noun: a. The primeval chaos out of which it was believed that the earth and sky were formed. b. The abode of evil spirits; hell.
Begrudge
Transitive Verb: To envy the possession or enjoyment of.
Begrudge
Transitive Verb: To give or expend with reluctance.
Blatant
Adjective: Unpleasantly loud and noisy
Blatant
Adjective: Usage Problem Totally or offensively conspicuous or obtrusive
Confirm
Transitive Verb: To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
Confirm
Transitive Verb: To make firmer; strengthen
confirm
transitive verb: To make valid or binding by a formal or legal act; ratify.
conjure
Transitive verb: 1a. To summon (a devil or spirit) by magical or supernatural power. b. To influence or effect by or as if by magic
conjure
Transitive verb: . To call or bring to mind; evoke. b. To imagine; picture.
Conjure
Transitive verb: Archaic To call on or entreat solemnly, especially by an oath.
conjure
intransitive verb: . To perform magic tricks, especially by sleight of hand
conjure
intransitive verb: 2a. To summon a devil by magic or supernatural power. b. To practice black magic
contention
Noun: The act or an instance of striving in controversy or debate.
contention
Noun: A striving to win in competition; rivalry
contention
Noun: An assertion put forward in argument
corroborate
TRANSITIVE VERB: To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain.
Dallied
Intransitive verb: To play amorously; flirt
Dallied
Intransitive verb: To trifle; toy.
Dallied
Intransitive Verb: To waste time; dawdle
Dallied
Transitive Verb: To waste (time)
Deference
Noun: Submission or courteous yielding to the opinion, wishes, or judgment of another.
Deference
Noun: Courteous respect
formidable
adjective: Arousing fear, dread, or alarm.
formidable
adjective: Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder
formidable
adjective: Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat
Grievances
NOUN: 1a. An actual or supposed circumstance regarded as just cause for complaint. b. A complaint or protestation based on such a circumstance.
Grievances
Noun: 2. Indignation or resentment stemming from a feeling of having been wronged.
Grievances
Noun: 3. Obsolete a. The act of inflicting hardship or harm. b. The cause of hardship or harm.
Ideology
NOUN: 1. The body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class, or culture.
Ideology
NOUN: 2. A set of doctrines or beliefs that form the basis of a political, economic, or other system.
Ingratiating
ADJECTIVE: 1. Pleasing; agreeable.
Ingratiating
ADJECTIVE: 2. Calculated to please or win favor.
Innate
ADJECTIVE: 1. Possessed at birth; inborn.
Innate
ADJECTIVE: 2. Possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent.
Innate
ADJECTIVE: 3. Of or produced by the mind rather than learned through experience.
Junta
NOUN: 1. A group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power.
Junta
NOUN: 2. A council or small legislative body in a government, especially in Central or South America.
Motif
NOUN: 1a. A recurrent thematic element in an artistic or literary work. b. A dominant theme or central idea.
Motif
NOUN: 2. Music A short rhythmic or melodic passage that is repeated or evoked in various parts of a composition.
Motif
NOUN: 3. A repeated figure or design in architecture or decoration.
Parochial
ADJECTIVE: 1. Of, relating to, supported by, or located in a parish.
Parochial
ADJECTIVE: 2. Of or relating to parochial schools.
Parochial
ADJECTIVE: Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; provincial: parochial attitudes.
Predilection
NOUN: A partiality or disposition in favor of something; a preference.
Rankle
INTRANSITIVE VERB: 1. To cause persistent irritation or resentment.
Rankle
INTRANSITIVE VERB: 2. To become sore or inflamed; fester.
Rankle
TRANSITIVE VERB: To embitter; irritate.
Trafficked
INTRANSITIVE VERB: To carry on trade or other dealings.
Trepidation
NOUN: 1. A state of alarm or dread; apprehension.
Trepidation
NOUN: 2. An involuntary trembling or quivering