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inauspicious

boding ill; unfortunate

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petrify

to make something like a stone or literally turn to stone

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indubitably

without doubt

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scouge

something makes people miserable or causes them great pain and tourment

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infamy

being famous for something bad or negative

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brazen

describes something shocking or done shamelessly

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flagrant

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

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impediment

anything that slows or blocks progress

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visage

someone's face or facial features

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exhort

thoroughly encourage

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lurid

vivid and attention grabbing in a shocking, graphic, or horrible way

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amenable

willing to comply

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intangible

incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch

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callous

emotionally hardened

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insidious

slowly and secretly causing harm

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dexterity

skillful performance or ability without difficulty in using the hands

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procure

get by special effort

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despondency

feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless

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profilic

bearing in abundance especially offspring

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inexplicable

incapable of being explained or accounted for

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adverse

in an opposing direction; contrary

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depravity

moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

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vindicate

clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof

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zeal

dedication or enthusiasm for something

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affinity

a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

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emaciated

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

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latent

potentially existing but not presently evident or realized

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ethereal

characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

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defile

make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically

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inextricable

not permitting extrication; incapable of being disentangled or untied

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admonish

take to task

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beseech

ask for or request earnestly

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benign

gentle, kind, mild, or unharmful; kind in disposition or manner

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derisive

abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

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bane

something causing misery or death

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blighted

anything that mars or prevents growth or prosperity

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reproach

express criticism towards; mild rebuke or criticism; disgrace or shame

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petulant

easily irritated or annoyed

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vivacious

vigorous and animated

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satiate

fill to satisfaction

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vestige

an indication that something has been present

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subjugate

make subservient; force to submit or subdue

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