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doldrum
in a bored or depressed state
conflagration
great fire
rue
regret
prohibition
the act of forbidding certain behavior
alliteration
repetition of the beginning sounds of words
artifact
an object made by hand
bigot
a person who is intolerant of other people ideas
bestial
beastly, animal like
fetish
an object that is thought to have magical powers
universal
present everywhere
abhor
to detect, to despise
deplorable
sad, pitable
obliterate
erase, wipe out
detriment
injury, damage, hurt
aegis
shield, protection, sponsorship
inanimate
lifeless
daunt
to discourage, intimidate
anthropologist
an expert in the study of the race, belief, customs, etc of mankind
balk
to refuse, shirk, prevent
absurd
ridiculous
to get down off a high horse
to act like an ordinary person
abet
to aide, act as accomplice
carnal
of the flesh
bizarre
odd, peculiar, strange, weird
congenial
sympathetic, agreeable
sage
wiseman, philosopher
hoard
hide, store, accumulate
taint
contamination, undesirable substance that spoils something
dyed in the wool
set in one's way
imperative
urgent, necessary, compulsory
affront
personal offense, intimidate
imprudent
unwise; not careful
taboo
forbidden by custom or religious practice
the first water
of the best quality, the greatest
contempuous
expressing a feeling that something is worthless
as broad as it is long
it make very little differenc
puny
weak, unimportant
eruption
bursting out
dispersed
scattered, spread, broken up
debris
ruin fragments
awesome
inspiring terror, weird
initiate
start, set going