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Fortitude
n. patient courage in facing pain or danger; moral strength; endurance
Acquittal
n. a setting free by judgment of a court; a release from a duty, obligation, etc.
Condescend
v. to stoop to do something you think is unworthy of you
Evolve
v. to develop gradually by process of growth and change
Notoriety
n. fame, usually in a unfavorable sense
Assert
v. to express or state positively; to defend or claim (one's rights, for example)
Elite
adj. of or suitable for a select group; n. a group or part of a skilled, most powerful, etc.
Mentor
n. wise and trusted teacher; a counselor
Inarticulate
adj. unable to speak understandably or effectively or to use words; unable to say what one thinks
Contemptuous
adj. showing or feeling scorn
Pauper
n. a person who is very poor, especially one dependent upon public charity
Excerpt
n. a selected passage or scene from a literary work or piece of music; an extract; v. to take out or select passages; to quote
Analogy
n. likeness between different things; a similarity; a comparison
Ethical
adj. pertaining ot right and wrong; conforming to certain rules or standards; moral
Prophetic
adj. relating to someone or something that foretells events
Heresy
n. a belief different from accepted doctrine
Parental
adj. inherited from or related through one's father; fatherly
Antiquity
n. ancient times; a thing or people of ancient times; the quality of being ancient
Posthumous
adj. coming after death
Electorate
n. all persons having the right to vote