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(adj.) filled with amazment , disgust, fear, or terror
aghast
(adj.) more than enough, large, spacious
ample
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; and unexplained or unusual appearance
apparition
(v.) to declare or state as trusth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully
assert
(v.) to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
cower
(v.) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully; (n.) a feeling of contempt
disdain
(n.) a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
epitaph
(adj.) having to do with morals, values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase
ethical
(adj.) humorous, not meant seriously
facetious
(adj.) not able to be heard
inaudible
(adj.) without restraint or control; unselective
indiscriminate
(n.) crafty dealings, underhand plotting, (v.) to form and carry out plots; to puzzle or excite the curiosity
intrigue
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice
jurisdiction
(adj.) appearing true, reasonable, or fair
plausible
(adj.) common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class; (n.) a common person, member of the lower class
plebian
(adj.) wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant; (n.) one who is wasteful and delf-indulgent
prodigal
(n.) nearness, closness
proximity
(v.) to grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments)
pulverize
(n.) that which follows, a result; a literary work or film continuing the story of one written or made earlier
sequel
(adj.) highly changeable, fickle; tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state
volatile