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362. Brash
offensively bold
274. Husbandman
A man who tills or cultivates the soil.
81. Firmament
The arch or vault of heaven overhead, in which the clouds and the stars appear; the sky or heavens.
45. Indubitably
That cannot be doubted; patently evident or certain; unquestionable.
237. Consternation
a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter confusion
101. Extenuation
The action or process of making or becoming thin.
137. Inherent
Existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute
411. Trifling
of very little importance; trivial; insignificant
397. Hue
the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
224. Florid
Blooming with flowers; abounding in or covered with flowers; flowery
336. Venomous
full of or containing venom; poisonous
98. Importune
To burden; to be troublesome or wearisome to.
80. Latent
Hidden, concealed; present or existing, but not manifest, exhibited, or developed.
25. Arbitrary
Derived from mere opinion or preference.
315. Sedulously
Diligent in application or attention.
146. Transgress
To go beyond the bounds or limits.
243. Inveteracy
The quality of being inveterate; the state of being strong or deep-seated from long persistence
368. Gaudy
brilliantly or excessively showy; tastelessly showy
166. Insurrection
The action of rising in arms or open resistance against established authority or governmental restraint.
84. Affecting
Moving or exciting the feelings or emotions
225. Augmented
Made greater, increased, intensified
216. Plenipotentiary
a person, esp. a diplomatic agent, invested with full power or authority to transact business on behalf of another
313. Demeanor
Conduct; behavior; deportment
340. Decent
according with custom or propriety
391. Bray
the loud, harsh cry of a donkey
250. Alms
haritable relief of the poor; charity; originally and especially as a religious duty, or good work
41. Admonish
To caution, advise, or counsel against something.
141. Inducement
The action of inducing or moving by persuasion or influence.
242. Pugilistic
a person who fights with the fists
171. Ravages
To bring heavy destruction on; devastate.
291. Venerable
Worthy of being venerated, revered, or highly respected and esteemed,
400. Imperative
absolutely necessary or required
162. Elasticity
The quality of being elastic.
142. Gregarious
Inclined to associate with others, fond of company.
11. Continual
Always going on, incessant, perpetual.
383. Cipher
To calculate, cast in the mind, think out
190. Debauch
to corrupt or pervert
20. Waxing
To undergo the periodical increase in the extent of its visible illuminated portion, characteristic of the first half of the lunation.
281. Steed
A horse, esp. a high-spirited one.
74. Remedial
Affording a remedy, tending to relieve or redress.
31. Inconceivable
That cannot be conceived or realized in the imagination; unthinkable, unimaginable.
186. Identity
The quality or condition of being the same in substance, composition, nature, properties, or in particular qualities under consideration; absolute or essential sameness; oneness
201. Indigo
a blue dye obtained from various plants
182. Conspicuous
easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable: a conspicuous error.
229. Reproach
A source or cause of disgrace or shame. To find fault with (a person, group, etc.); blame
232. Obstreperousness
resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly
238. Ignominiously
Full of ignominy; involving shame, disgrace, or obloquy; shameful, disgraceful, discreditable
335. Imbued
to impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions
221. Vanity
excessive pride in one's appearance, qualities, abilities, achievements
204. Viceroy
a person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign
145. Gross:
total, without deductions,
418. Embattled
beset with attackers or controversy or conflict
180. Succinctly
expressed in few words; concise; terse
244. Retribution
Repayment, recompense, return, for some service,merit
64. Savant
Person of profound or extensive learning; learned scholar.
131. Frittered
To break or tear into pieces or fragments; to subdivide minutely
404. Indifferent
marked by a lack of interest
256. Inscrutable
incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable.
259. Vagrant
a person who wanders about idly and has no permanent home or employment; vagabond; tramp
153. Profane
To treat (something sacred) with irreverence, disrespect, or contempt; to desecrate.
10. Immoderate
Not moderate; exceeding usual or proper limits.
91. Emphatic
Uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive
348. Carcass
The dead body of man or beast.
356. Nabob
any very wealthy, influential, or powerful person
384. Shuck
A husk, pod, or shell; esp. the outer covering or stripping of Indian corn,
48. Impertinent
Not pertaining to the subject or matter in hand.
318. Imbibe
To consume (liquids) by drinking; drink
208. Timorous
full of fear; fearful
364. Varmint
an objectionable or undesirable animal
193. Felicity
the state of being happy, esp. in a high degree; bliss: marital felicity.
265. Melancholy
Inclined to sadness or gloominess
386. Haughty
having or showing arrogant superiority to
293. Lattice
A window, gate, or the like consisting of such a structure.
289. Incantations
Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
403. Pluck
Courage, originally viewed as residing in the heart
199. Doleful
Fraught with, accompanied by, or causing grief, sorrow, etc.; distressful, gloomy, dreary, dismal.
277. Writhe
Something twisted, wreathed, or formed into a circular shape.
39. Quenched
To put out or extinguish the fire or flame of something that burns or gives light.
140. Palpitation
Throbbing, quivering, or contraction of a part of the body
27. Feeble
Of things: Having little strength; weak, frail, fragile; slight, slender.
343. Middling
Of medium or moderate size, strength, quality
66. Infallibility
The quality of never making an error.
218. Dissuasive
Tending to dissuade; characterized by dissuasion
413. Cravat
a cloth, often made of or trimmed with lace, worn about the neck by men
251. Cadaverous
Of or belonging to a corpse; such as characterizes a corpse, corpse-like
303. Averred
To assert or affirm with confidence.
28. Despicable
To be looked down upon or despised; vile, base, contemptible.
408. Shoal
a place where a sea, river, or other body of water is shallow
63. Empirical
Derived from or guided by experience or experiment.
228. Gesticulating
to make or use gestures, esp. in an animated or excited manner with or instead of speech.
181. Phantasm
a creation of the imagination or fancy; fantasy
333. Guileless
sincere; honest; straightforward; frank
38. Transgressed
To go beyond limits; to trespass.
276. Pious
Having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations.
106. Trifle
A matter, affair, or circumstance of trivial importance or significance
226. Anthracite
a mineral coal containing little of the volatile hydrocarbons and burning almost without flame; hard coal
174. Scribes
A public clerk or secretary, especially in ancient times.
325. Wreathed
Formed by or as by wreathing, wrying, twisting, or twining;
378. Decanter
A vessel used for decanting or receiving decanted liquors:
23. Ascribed
To write into; to add to writing, register, list, etc.
138. Fain
Gladly; willingly.
321. Vagaries
An unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence, course, or instance.
278. Bane
A person or thing that ruins or spoils (wolf's bane).
120. Auroral
Of or pertaining to the dawn, eastern
334. Monstrosity
the state or character of being monstrous
83. Sage
Of a person: Wise, discreet, judicious.
8. Carnal
Of or pertaining to the flesh or body; bodily, corporeal.
6. Dominion
Rule; control; domination.
319. Deleterious
Hurtful or injurious to life or health; noxious.
93. Cumber
To hinder; hamper.
352. Numbskull
a dull-witted or stupid person
282. Vex
To trouble, afflict, or harass (a person, etc.) by aggression, encroachment, or other interference with peace and quiet
306. Fiend
A person or thing that causes mischief or annoyance.
305. Enmity
A feeling or condition of hostility; hatred; ill will; animosity; antagonism.
49. Slough
An area of soft, muddy ground
148. Perchance
By chance.
284. Heathen
Applied to persons or races whose religion is neither Christian, Jewish, nor Muslim; pagan.
347. Skiff
A small sea-going boat, adapted for rowing and sailing
165. Constable
The chief officer of the household, court, administration, or military forces of a ruler.
54. Ineffable
Incapable of being expressed or described in words
328. Ominous
Portending evil or harm.
381. Pommel
handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
168. Dissipation
The action of dissipating or dispersing.
255. Choleric
extremely irritable or easily angered
121. Nocturnal
Of or relating to the night; done, held, or occurring at night.
239. Dyspeptic
Difficult of digestion; causing dyspepsia; indigestible
290. Proselytes
A new convert to a doctrine or religion.
155. Pious
Having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
215. Halter
A device made of rope or leather straps that fits around the head or neck of an animal
254. Abode
a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home
331. Apothecary
a druggist; a pharmacist
304. Abominable
Exciting disgust and hatred, generally by evident ill qualities,
67. Indisputable
That cannot be disputed; unquestionable.
329. Haughtiness
The quality of being haughty; loftiness of demeanour; pride, arrogance,
110. Symmetrical
Characterized by or exhibiting symmetry.
73. Minute (adj.)
Very small in size, extent, amount, or degree
35. Raiment
That with or in which a person is arrayed or attired; ornament, adornment.
95. Formidable
Causing fear, apprehension, or dread.
292. Anathema
Anything accursed, or consigned to damnation.
330. Evanescent
vanishing; fading away; fleeting
217. Supernal
That is above or on high; existing or dwelling in the heavens
50. Perennial
Lasting for a long time. Of plants or their leaves: remaining green or leafy throughout the year; evergreen.
302. Vogue
Popular currency, acceptance, or favor; popularity.
55. Disparity
Lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference: a disparity in age; disparity in rank.
389. Muse
the divinity that acts as the source of an artist's inspiration
234. Paroxysms
A sudden outburst of emotion or action: a paroxysm of laughter.
212. Smit
to strike or hit hard; smite?
111. Pedigree
An ancestral line; line of descent; lineage; ancestry
241. Vagary
an unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence, course,or instance
118. Aboriginal
First or earliest so far as history or science gives record; primitive; strictly native, indigenous.
183. Sagacious
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd: a sagacious lawyer.
167. Appalling
Causing dismay or horror.
338. Upshot
the final issue, the conclusion, or the result
370. Aggravate
to make worse or more severe; intensify
367. Plunder
to rob of goods or valuables by open force. The goods themselves
236. Compliance
the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding
161. Discordant
Not in accord, not harmoniously connected or related.
350. Ingots
A mass of metal, such as a bar or block
77. Volatile
Evaporating rapidly; passing off readily in the form of vapor: Acetone is a volatile solvent.
160. Pernicious
Causing harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful.
79. Instill
To introduce (some immaterial principle, notion, feeling, or quality) little by little into the mind, soul, heart, etc
380. Junket
a pleasure excursion, as a picnic or outing
143. Virile
Of, belonging to, or characteristic of a man
287. Benign
Of a kind disposition, gracious, kindly.
52. Blithe
Exhibiting kindly feeling to others. Exhibiting gladness: jocund, merry, sprightly, gay, mirthful.
40. Abhorring
Abhorrent, repulsive, repugnant. That which causes abhorrence or horror; an object of disgust.
71. Strata
A layer of material, naturally or artificially formed, often one of a number of parallel layers one upon another
4. Brandished
To wave or flourish (a weapon, for example) menacingly.
189. Malevolence
The quality of being malevolent; the wishing or the disposition to wish evil to others; ill will
62. Degenerate
to fall below a normal or desirable level in physical, mental, or moral qualities; deteriorate: The morale of the soldiers degenerated, and they were unable to fight.
51. Calamity
A great misfortune or disaster
151. Deference
Respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion of another.
374. Pensive
More generally: full of thought; meditative, reflective; sorrowfully thoughtful
203. Gilt
a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
401. Lanky
tall and thin and having long slender limbs
263. Threshold
The piece of timber or stone which lies below the bottom of a door, and has to be crossed in entering a house.
379. Sideboard
A piece of dining-room furniture for holding side-dishes, wine, plate, etc
61. Inviolable
Prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration: an inviolable sanctuary; an inviolable promise.
337. Torpid
inactive or sluggish.
2. Vengeance
The desire for revenge
353. Highfaluting
Absurdly pompous speech or writing
210. Desist
to cease, as from some action or proceeding
76. Invariable
Not subject to variation or alteration; unchangeable, unalterable.
392. Soliloquy
uttering one's thoughts aloud without addressing any person
407. Stealthy
characterized, or acting by stealth; furtive: stealthy footsteps.
246. Dishabille
The state of being partly undressed, or dressed in a negligent or careless style; undress
300. Grisly
Causing a shudder or feeling of horror; horrible; gruesome.
75. Permeate
To pass, spread, or diffuse throughout; to penetrate, pervade, or saturate.
21. Omnipotent
All-powerful, having absolute power.
273. Abide
To put up with; tolerate; stand.
172. Desolate
Barren or lay waste.
147. Excommunicate
To cut off from communion with a church or exclude from the sacraments of a church by ecclesiastical sentence.
152. Ply
To bend, bow; to fold.
85. Spontaneous
Arising or proceeding entirely from natural impulse, without any external stimulus or constraint.
132. Founder (v)
To burst or smash (something) in; to force a passage through.
230. Execrable
utterly detestable; abominable; abhorrent
205. Portentously
of the nature of a portent; momentous
377. Frivolous
not serious in content or attitude or behavior
117. Comely
Pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair: a comely face.
144. Garb
A fashion or mode of dress.
249. Succor
help; relief; aid; assistance
264. Tarry
To delay, retard, defer, put off (a thing, an action); to protract, prolong.
88. Oracles
a person who delivers authoritative, wise, or highly regarded and influential pronouncements.
394. Bodkin
a dagger with a slender blade
43. Kindred
The being of kin; relationship by blood or descent
415. Audacious
extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless; an audacious explorer.
129. Resignation
The action of resigning an office
170. Maxim
An expression of a general truth or principle, esp. an aphoristic or sententious one.
280. Catechism
An elementary book containing a summary of the principles of the Christian religion.
253. Diligence
constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken
268. Discern
To recognize as distinct; to distinguish or separate mentally.
285. Lamentations
The act of lamenting or expressing grief.
283. Ecclesiastical
Of or pertaining to the church or the clergy.
127. Transpire
pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas.
240. Oaf
a clumsy, stupid person; lout
16. Mediator
A person who intervenes between two parties.
213. Furrow
a narrow groove made in the ground
157. Conversion
Change in character, form, or function.
115. Mendicant
Begging; practicing begging; living on alms.
417. Putrefied
in an advanced state of decomposition
222. Remunerative
That brings reward; profitable
194. Inscrutability
incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable.
198. Irradiations
The action of irradiating, or emitting rays or beams of light; shining. Intellectual enlightenment; illumination of the mind
324. Vacuity
Absolute emptiness of space; complete absence of matter.
248. Austere
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising
191. Consummate
to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill
59. Hypothesis
A proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena
197. Hearth
the floor of a fireplace, usually of stone, brick
346. Broad
having great (or a certain) extent
97. Suffrage
The right to vote, esp. in a political election.
3. Implied
Involved, indicated, or suggested without being directly or explicitly stated
26. Potentates
359. Abreast
side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street
261. Indignant
provoked to wrath by something regarded as unworthy, unjust, or ungrateful
149. Disposed
Having a certain inclination or disposition.
365. Starboard
the right-hand side of or direction from a vessel or aircraft, facing forward
179. Pharisaical
Strict in matters of doctrine and ritual observance but lacking in charity or inner devotion.
288. Chaste
Refraining from sexual intercourse that is regarded as contrary to religion;
214. Offal
the parts of a butchered animal that are considered inedible by human beings
311. Resplendent
Shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid.
361. Haggled
to bargain in a petty, quibbling, and often contentious manner
188. Intemperance
Excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
196. Anomalous
Unconformable to the common order; deviating from rule, irregular; abnormal
46. Integrate
To bring together or incorporate (parts) into a whole.
12. Prudence
The ability to recognize and follow the most suitable or sensible course of action the ability to recognize; discretion.
409. Coarse
composed of relatively large parts or particles
119. Exude
To ooze out like sweat; to pass off in bead-like drops through the pores
372. Blubbering
The action of weeping profusely and noisily
402. Acquit
to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty
78. Eminent
High in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished:
405. Obsequies
A funeral rite or ceremony; a funeral.
202. Innocuous
Not hurtful or injurious; harmless
70. Tyrannize
To exercise absolute power or control, esp. cruelly or oppressively.
320. Ardor
Great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion.
57. Balk
To stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified
90. Piquancy
A pleasant or invigorating sharpness or pungency of taste or smell; zest, tang; an appetizing flavor.
176. Extortion
The crime of obtaining money or some other thing of value by the abuse of one's office or authority.
100. Capitulate
To agree or surrender according to arranged or proposed terms.
65. Sally
A going forth, setting out, excursion, expedition.
390. Brazen
shameless or impudent
412. Fagged
to tire or weary by labor; exhaust
309. Indefatigable
Incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue.
192. Conflagration
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one.
33. Indignation
The action of counting or treating (a person or thing) as unworthy of regard or notice.
270. Ocular
Of, pertaining to, or for the eyes
296. Portentous
Having the nature or quality of a portent; ominous, threatening.
271. Scruples
An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action
207. Imperceptibly
something not capable of being perceived by the senses. very slight, gradual, or subtle
114. Obsequious
Compliant with the will or wishes of another, esp. a superior; prompt to serve, please, or follow directions.
187. Allusion
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to Shakespeare.
123. Insular
Of or pertaining to an island; inhabiting or situated on an island.
37. Carcasses
The dead body of man or beast.
175. Synagogue
The regular assembly or congregation of the Jews for religious instruction and worship.
344. Fidgety
restless; impatient; uneasy
393. Recollection
The act of recalling to the memory
341. Commenced
take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
299. Steadfastly
In physical sense: Steadily, firmly, so as not to be shaken or displaced.
47. Intercourse
Dealings or communication between individuals, groups, countries
399. Ponderous
slow and laborious because of weight
209. Sash
a long band or scarf worn over one shoulder or around the waist
139. Whit
A very small, or the least, portion or amount
102. Arduous
Requiring great exertion; laborious; difficult: an arduous undertaking..
184. Derivable
Able to receive or obtain from a source or origin
416. Impudent
shamelessly forward, insolently disrespectful.
245. Tacit
understood without being openly expressed; implied
108. Hobgoblin
A mischievous, tricksy imp or sprite.
252. Ruminating
Chewing the cud; ruminant
34. Doleful
Of persons, their state, etc.: Full of pain, grief, or suffering; sorrowful, sad.
260. Quiescent
being at rest; quiet; still; inactive or motionless: a quiescent mind.
150. Compelled
To force or drive, esp. to a course of action.
267. Boughs
A tree branch, especially a large or main branch.
18. Righteousness
Justice, uprightness, rectitude; conformity of life to the requirements of the divine or moral law.
279. Cognizance
Knowledge, understanding; recognition.
220. Scrivener
A professional penman; a scribe, copyist
354. Frills
a trimming, as a strip of cloth or lace, gathered at one edge and left loose
275. Mirth
Pleasurable feeling; enjoyment, gratification; joy, happiness.
126. Cessation
Ceasing, discontinuance, stoppage; either permanent or temporary.
206. Heedless
Paying no heed or attention; careless, inattentive, regardless
178. Iniquity
Gross injustice or wickedness.
231. Doff
To remove or take off, as clothing.
104. Prudent
Wise or judicious in practical affairs.
295. Unpardonable
That cannot be pardoned.
159. Exhorter
To urge, advise, or caution earnestly.
382. Temperance
The practice or habit of restraining oneself in provocation, passion, desire,
109. Contrite
Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses.
56. Labyrinth
An intricate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit
13. Contrivance
The bringing to pass by planning, scheming, or stratagem.
223. Abrogation
to abolish by formal or official means
376. Impaired
weakened, diminished, or damaged: impaired hearing
322. Vanquishing
The action of overcoming or subduing.
312. Assiduous
Constant; unremitting
32. Dolorous
Causing or giving rise to grief or sorrow; grievous, distressful; doleful, dismal.
269. Thither
To or towards that place.
89. Disconcerted
to disturb the self-possession of; perturb; ruffle: Her angry reply disconcerted me completely
351. Lath
a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster
130. Superfluous
That exceeds what is sufficient; of which there is more than enough; excessively abundant or numerous
1. Void
Without contents; empty.
388. Histrionic
Of or belonging to stage-players, or to play-acting; theatrical;
82. Bard
a person who composed and recited epic or heroic poems, often while playing the harp, lyre, or the like.
92. Disdain
To think unworthy of oneself.
326. Tendrils
A twisting, threadlike structure by which a twining plant, such as a grape
360. Quicksilver
the metallic element mercury
420. Fret
to feel or express worry
342. Victuals
A stock or supply of foods
53. Egotism
Selfishness; self-centeredness; egoism.
195. Bravado
pretentious, swaggering display of courage
103. Usurp
To use without authority or right; employ wrongfully: The magazine usurped copyrighted material.
24. Wrath
Vehement or violent anger; intense exasperation or resentment.
396. Contagion
the communication of disease by direct or indirect contact
314. Portal
A door, gate, doorway, or gateway, of stately or elaborate construction.
72. Tranquil
Free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil country place.
19. Subserve
To be instrumental in furthering the purpose, interest, or function of.
286. Pendent
Hanging; suspended from or as from the point of attachment
135. Din
Loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor
373. Slouch
An awkward, slovenly, or ungainly man; a lubber, lout, and clown; also, a lazy,
94. Éclat
Brilliancy, radiance, dazzling effect.
44. Manifold
Of many kinds; numerous and varied
262. Vile
highly offensive, unpleasant, or objectionable: vile slander
134. Integrity
adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
419. Addle
to muddle; to confuse (the brain); to spoil
125. Undulations
The action of moving in a wave-like manner
422. Huffy
easily offended; touchy
112. Squalid
Naturally foul and repulsive by the presence of slime, mud, etc.
307. Spires
a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building to a point at the top,
17. Forbearance
The action or habit of dispensing with, refraining or abstaining from.
227. Admonitions
cautionary advice
375. Rack
to torture; distress acutely; torment: His body was racked with pain.
113. Interloper
Someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission.
154. Commence
To begin (an action).
310. Vicissitudes
A change or variation occurring in the course of something.
355. Chinks
a crack, cleft, or fissure
363. Craw
a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resemble a stomach for storage
406. Pallet
a bed or mattress of straw
60. Apprise
To give notice to; inform; advise.
297. Delectable
Delightful; highly pleasing; enjoyable.
339. Dismal
depressing in character or appearance
15. Covenant
a compact, contract, bargain; sometimes, the undertaking, pledge, or promise of one of the parties.
317. Genial
Diffusing warmth and friendliness.
116. Sycophantic
Attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery.
349. Ornery
having a difficult and contrary disposition; stubborn
87. Transcendent
Going beyond ordinary limits; surpassing; exceeding
410. Nigh
near in space, time, or relation: The time draws nigh
163. Embers
A small live piece of coal, wood, etc., as in a dying fire.
316. Consigned
Committed, delivered, given in trust.
107. Metaphysics
He branch of philosophy that deals with the first principles of things or reality, including questions about being, substance, time and space, causation, change, and identity.
5. Immutable
Not mutable; unchangeable; changeless.
185. Gossamer
a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather, esp. in autumn
42. Inaccessible
That cannot be reached, entered, or got to.
156. Fretful
Corrosive, irritating.
105. Magnanimity
Well-founded high regard for oneself manifesting as generosity of spirit and equanimity in the face of trouble.
177. Sepulchers
A tomb or burial-place, a building, vault, or excavation, made for the interment of a human body.
173. Fetters
A chain or shackle placed on the feet.
345. Considerable
rather large or great in size, distance, extent
30. Manifestation
One of the forms in which someone or something, such as a person, a divine being, or an idea, is revealed.
272. Verily
In truth or verity; as a matter of truth or fact
164. Gratification
The state of being gratified; great satisfaction.
122. Tarn
A small mountain lake, having no significant tributaries.
200. Impelled
to drive or urge forward; press on; incite or constrain to action.
371. Abolitionist
Applied specially, and probably originally, to persons seeking the abolition
96. Aversion
The action of turning away oneself.
414. Hew
to strike forcibly with an ax, sword, or other cutting instrument
99. Ephemeral
Lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory: the ephemeral joys of childhood.
7. Gaping
To open the mouth wide, esp. in order to bite or swallow anything.
58. Consanguinity
Relationship by descent from a common ancestor.
169. Infernal
Hellish; fiendish; diabolical.
421. Rummage
to search thoroughly or actively through
257. Despondency
The state or condition of being despondent; depression or dejection of spirits through loss of resolution or hope
266. Wretch
A person of despicable or base character.
158. Pretensions
A claim or title to something.
357. Palaver
to talk profusely and idly
36. Ineffable
That cannot be expressed or described in language; too great for words.
395. Calamity
a great misfortune or disaster
235. Pallid
pale; faint or deficient in color; wan
366. Careen
to lean, sway, or tip to one side while in motion: The car careened along
124. Somnolence
Inclination to sleep; sleepiness, drowsiness.
14. Secure
To free from doubt, to satisfy, convince.
298. Wayfarer
A traveler by road, esp. one who journeys on foot.
211. Globular
Having the form of a globe: spherical, round
308. Clique
A small, exclusive group of people.
69. Concerted
Contrived or arranged by agreement; planned or devised together: a concerted effort.
369. Dauphin
The title of the eldest son of the King of France
133. Expedient
speed up
323. Assuage
To make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate.
398. Consummation
to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill
233. Pernicious
causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful
128. Endeavor
a strenuous attempt or enterprise
258. Apparition
a supernatural appearance of a person or thing
9. Enmity
The disposition or the feelings characteristic of an enemy.
22. Venomous
Morally or spiritually hurtful or injurious; pernicious.
358. Roust
to rouse or stir up, to raise or arouse
301. Recompense
To repay; remunerate; reward, as for service, aid, etc
294. Kiln
A furnace or oven for burning, baking, or drying something, esp. one for pottery.
68. Affirmation
The action of confirming anything established; confirmation, ratification.
247. Chimeras
a mythological, fire-breathing monster, commonly represented with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail.
387. Dissipate
to scatter in various directions; disperse; dispel
385. Oppression
he feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles,
29. Exerted
Roused to effort; brought into vigorous action; strained.
332. Innocuous
not harmful or injurious
219. Avocations
Something that calls away or withdraws from an employment; diversion of the thoughts.
327. Depraved
Rendered bad or worse; perverted, vitiated, debased, corrupt.
86. Impart
To make known; tell; relate; disclose: to impart a secret.
136. Alacrity
Cheerful readiness, liveliness, promptitude, sprightliness.

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