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earnest

characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions

apparition

a ghostly appearing figure

commend

present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence

expedition

an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose

fret

be agitated or irritated

disclose

disclose to view as by removing a cover

presume

take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

covert

secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed

covet

wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)

gallant

having or displaying great dignity or nobility

wrangle

an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)

slight

pay no attention to, disrespect

peevish

easily irritated or annoyed

gorge

overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

melancholy

a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed

rite

any customary observance or practice

entrails

internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity)

firmament

the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

ambitious

having a strong desire for success or achievement

mutiny

open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

vile

morally reprehensible

vanquish

come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

bequeath

leave or give by will after one's death

havoc

violent and needless disturbance

reverence

a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

compel

force somebody to do something

grieve

feel grief

honorable

deserving of esteem and respect

valiant

having or showing valor