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languor
lack of energy, weakness, weariness; lack of interest or enthusiasm; indifference, quietness or stillness
succor
help, assistance, aid, comfort
refine(d)
to make pure; free from vulgarity; culttivated, well-bred
sagacity
keen, sound judgement; mental shrewdness; cleverness
audacity
reckless or rude boldness
dissimulate
to conceal, deceive, lie; to disguise or hide
vehement
having or showing or caused by stong feeling; violent, forceful
definitive
clear; authority that decides or settles a question conclusive
dismember
separate or divvide into parts; cut or tear the limbs from
disarm
to take weapons away from; to remove anger or suspicioun from; make harmless
disparage
to lower the reputation of; discredit; to speak slightingly of; belittle
placate
to soothe or satisfy the anger of; appease; mollify; assuage
implacable
unable to be appeased; refusing to be reconciled; unyielding
disdain
to think unworthy of notice; to look upon or treat as inferior
inscrutable
incapable of being understood; not easily known
emissary
messenger
banal
not new or interesting; commonplace; trite
celerity
swiftness, speed,rapidity
egregious
remarkaly, extraordinarily BAD
cordiality
friendliness
largess
generous giving; generous gift
buffoonery
clowing; roughhousing
prevaricate
to turn aside from the truth in speech or action; lie
quixotic
extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary; not practical; resemblin Don Quixote
stoic
a person who remains calm and self-conterolled or appears indifferent to pleasure/pain; member of a philosophy that believes virtue is the highest good—one should be free from passion, unmoved by life's happenings
enmity
feeling of hatred or hostility
beleaguer
to surround with troops, to assail or attack, besiege
seditious
that which stirs up rebellion
domain
territory under control of one ruler or government; land owned by one perosn; field of thought, action (domain of science, religion, etc.)
voluble
tending to talk much; fond of talking
stolid
difficult to rouse to action; showing no emotion; seeming dull, impassive
penitent
sorry, remorseful; a person who regrets wrong doing
envelop
to wrap or vocer, enfold, hide, conceal
laborious
requiring much labor; toilsome
cuckold
the humiliated husband of a unfaithful wife
bravado
false bravery; bluster behavior; pretended courage
vestments
clothing or robes
defer
postpone, put off until later
niggardly
stingy, miserly, tight with money
choleric
angry; irritable
strumpet
loose woman
licentious
morally unrestrianed; characterized by lust
exploits
adventures
mendacious
(acity)
given to telling lies; lying; untruthful—a lie; falsehood
laconic
using few words, brief in speech; concise, terse