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Accosted

stopped someone abruptly and started a conversation

Blackguardly

like a scoundrel/criminal

Conflagration

a large fire that does much damage

Disposition

one's typical frame of mind

Heir

someone designated o inherit money or property

Hypocrisy

saying one thing and doing another

Insensate

not feeling or capable of feeling

Napery

tablecloth, or any household linen

Odious

disgusting or loathsome

Pall

a gloomy atmosphere

Quailed

to react with fear; to cower

Baize

a thick cloth resembling felt

Carbuncles

red gems


Circulars

advertisments

Cupola

a small, domed structure on a roof

Eddy

a whirlpool or countercurrent

Elicited

brought out or caused

Guant

thin or withered from hunger or age

Laden

loaded or weighted down

Oration

a formal speech

Ruminated

to think over something

Sedulously

constantly, with attention to detail

Accursed

cursed or ill-fated

Allusion

an indirect reference

Amities

friendly relations

Betook

to take to or go to

Callous

thoughtless or pitiless

Inscrutable

not easily understood; obscure

Ken

range of knowledge

Melancholy

sadness or depression

Stringent

tightly controlled

Vile

wicked, evil, or low