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appurtenance
noun- a supplementary component that increases capablity
august
adj- marked by majestic dignity or splender
brandish
v- to shake or wave in a threatening manner
cloister
n- a secluded place
v- to shut away
contumely
n- harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness or contempt
deferential
adj- showing or expressing respectful regard
epitaph
n- an inscription on or at a tomb or a grave in memory of the one buried there
epithet
n- a characterizing word or phrase accompanying in place of the name of a person or thing
equinox
n-either of the 2 times each year when the sun crosses the equator and the day and night are equal length
festoon
n- decorative garland
v- to decorate with festive garland
garner
v- to gather
harangue
n- a long emotionally charged speech
imputation
n- responsibility for wrongdoing
intestane
adj- having made no valid will
libertine
n- a person without moral restraint
minaret
n- a tall, slender tower of a mosque having 1 or more balconies from which the summons to prayer is cried by the muezzin
mitigate
v- to cause to become less harsh or hostile
perdition
n- complete or utter loss of the soul
propagation
n- increase or spreading
reticulate
adj- having a series of lines, veins or crossings
v- to divide, mark or construct so as to form a network
sangfroid
n- coolness of mind or composure
superannuated
adj- disqualified for active duty because of age
trenchant
adj- forceful yet effective
utilitarian
adj- useful
n- some thing or one that is useful and has purpose
voluble
adj- easily turning or rolling
wanton
adj- hard to control; unruly
n- an alude or immoral person
welter
v- to become sunk or deeply involved in
wont
adj- accustomed or used
n- the accustomed use of having
zenith
n- the high point
zephyr
n- a gentle breeze from the west