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assuaged
To make milder or less sever; relieve; ease
entity
A thing; something that has existence
malevolent
evil, harmful
predilection
preference; partial to
domiciled
a place of residence, home, abode
nebulous
unclear, vague, hazy
iniquities
immoral or grossly unfair behavior
fraught
destined to result in something undesireable
disapprobation
strong disapproval
edification
instruction or improvement of a person morally
aberrations
a departure from what is normal
rudiments
first principles of a subject
passe
out of date
philippic
a bitter attack or denunciation
umbrage
offense or annoyance
rectitude
morally correct behavior or thinking
interdict
an authoritative prohibition
palliation
make less severe or unpleasant w/o removing the cause
reconnaissance
preliminary surveying or research
devoid
entirely lacking or free from
habiliments
clothing, attire
prerogative
A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
obliquely
not specific or direct in addressing a point
myopic
lack of imagination
venerable
accorded a great deal of respect because of age or wisdom
succinct
briefly and clearly expressed
acquiescence
acceptance of something reluctantly, but w/o protest
aggregation
group
subpoena
a writ ordering a person to attend court
elucidate
make clear, explain
litigants
person involved in a lawsuit
scrutiny
critical observation or examination
corroborating
confirm or give support to
indigenous
origination or occurring naturally in a specific place
acrimonious
angry and bitter
benignly
gently, kindly
ambidextrous
able to use left and right hands equally well
volition
power of using one's will
perpetrated
carry out or commit (illegal, immoral action)
tacit
understood or implied w/o being said
furtive
attempting to avoid notice because of guilt
adamant
refusing to be persuaded
squalid
shabby
impertinence
rudeness
bovine
slow moving, dull-witted
veneer
a thin covering over another surface
queasy
nausiated
remorse
regret, guilt
annals
a record of events year by year
notoriety
famous, well-known
savored
taste and enjoy completely
squandered
waste
alleged
said w/o proof, to have a specified illegal quality
persevered
persistence
mortification
embarassment
pinioned
tie or hold the arms or legs of someone
staccato
short
perforated
pierced and made holes in
eluded
escaped
hovered
remain in one place in the air