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Prowess

A superior skill learned by study and practice

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Thrive

Make steady progress

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3

Mandate

A document giving an official instruction or command

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4

Endowed

Provided or supplied or equipped with

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5

Renown

The state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

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6

Laud

Praise (a person or their achievements) highly, especially in a public context

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Wield

Handle effectively

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8

Winsome

Charming in a childlike or naive way

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9

Hoard

A secret store of valuables or money

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10

Hoist

Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

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11

Haughty

Having or showing arrogant superiority

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12

Sage

A mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics

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13

Allot

Give out

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14

Din

A loud harsh or strident noise

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15

Revel

Take delight in

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16

Fief

A piece of land held under the feudal system

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Exile

The act of expelling a person from their native land

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18

Laden

Filled with a great quantity

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19

Loathsome

Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

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20

Respite

A pause from doing something

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bulbous cajole collate conspirator compliant demonstrative dissipate eulogy inquisition magnificence precedent propitiation sufficient transfigured unchangeable

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22

Gentry

People of good social position, specifically (in the UK) the class of people next below the nobility in position and birth

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Treason

The crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to kill the sovereign or overthrow the government

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Reconcile

Restore friendly relations between

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Rage

Violent, uncontrollable anger

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Feign

Pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury)

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Malicious

Intending or intended to do harm; characterized by the desire to do evil

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Principle

A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning

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Strive

Make great efforts to achieve or obtain something

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Lamentable

Deplorably bad or unsatisfactory

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Guise

An external form, appearance, or manner of presentation, typically concealing the true nature of something

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Affirmative

Agreeing with a statement or to a request

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Lawful

Conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules

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Covetous

Having or showing a great desire to possess something, typically something belonging to someone else

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Stile

An arrangement of steps that allows people but not animals to climb over a fence or wall

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Diffidence

Modesty or shyness resulting from a lack of self-confidence

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Bitter

(of people or their feelings or behavior) angry, hurt, or resentful because of one's bad experiences or a sense of unjust treatment

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Moderate

Make or become less extreme, intense, rigorous, or violent

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Doleful

Expressing sorrow; mournful

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Valiant

Possessing or showing courage or determination

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Rogue

A dishonest or unprincipled man; a person whose behavior one disapproves of but who is nonetheless likable or attractive (often used as a playful term of reproof)

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adequacies attorneys bounties confectioneries convoys currencies drudgeries itineraries journeys liquefies properties secretaries societies theories worries

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Commend

Praise formally or officially; entrust someone or something to

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Venture

Take a risky or daring journey or undertaking

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45

Fare

Perform in a specified way in a particular situation or over a particular time

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Fantastical

Conceived or appearing as if conceived by an unrestrained imagination; odd and remarkable; bizarre

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Grave

Giving cause for alarm; serious or solemn in manner or appearance; somber

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Indignation

Anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment

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Goad

Provoke or annoy (someone) to stimulate some action or reaction; drive or urge

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Sepulcher

A chamber that is used as a grave

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51

Celestial

Belonging or relating to heaven

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Formality

The rigid observance of rules of convention or etiquette

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53

Vain

Producing no result; useless

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Timorous

Showing or suffering from nervousness, fear, or a lack of confidence

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Threshold

A point of entry or beginning

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Disposed

Having a specified attitude to or toward

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Averse

Having a strong dislike of or opposition to something

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Cogitation

The action of thinking deeply about something; contemplation

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Delectable

(of food or drink) delicious; extremely beautiful or attractive

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60

Harness

Control and make use of (natural resources), especially to produce energy

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Cleave

Adhere strongly to (a particular pursuit or belief)

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Obtain

Get, acquire, or secure (something)

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