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  1. mutiny (v)
    rebellion
  2. star-crossed (adj)
    bad ending
  3. valiant (adj)
    brave
  4. flourish (n)
    showy moment
  5. pernicious (adj)
    bad
  6. adversary (n)
    someone you're against 
  7. augment (v)
    to add to
  8.  portentous (adj)
    predictable
  9. propagate (v)
    spreading, multiplying 
  10. discreet (adj)
    ability to keep a secret 
  11. posterity (n)
    future generation
  12. exquisite (adj)
    well formed
  13. poised (adj)
    positioned
  14. anguish (n) (v)
    torture, great pain (mental)
  15. extremity (n)
    extreme saturation
  16. obscured (v) (adj)
    block from vision
  17. boisterous (adj)
    energetic
  18. choler(n)
    angry mood
  19. semblance (n)
    appearance
  20. disparage (ment) (v)
    insult
  21. torment (n) (v)
    mental pain
  22. cleft (v)
    cut in half
  23. wench (n)
    serving girl
  24. counterfeit (n) (adj) (v)
    fake
  25. feign (v)
    to pretend
  26. incorporate
    contain, add in
  27. countervail (v)
    go against
  28. vanity (n)
    worthless, piontless
  29. excess (n) (adj)
    extreme, go beyond
  30. abate (v)
    decrease
  31. immoderately (adv)
    out of control
  32. arbitrate (v)
    judge between
  33. inundation (n)
    overwhelming
  34. orison (n)
    prayer
  35. subtly (adv)
    sneeky
  36. receptacle (n)
    a place for putting stuff
  37. distraught (adj)
    extremely upset
  38. lamentable (adj)
    able of vocal moaning
  39. solace (v) (n)
    words that make you feel better
  40. melancholy (n) (adj)
    sad mood
  41. amend (v)
    to change
  42. presage (n) (v)
    indicating that something is going to come
  43. disperse (v) (adj)
    spread away
  44. haughty (adj)
    acts like better than others
  45. inexorable (adj)
    unstoppable 
  46. unhallowed (adj)
    not regarded as holy
  47. amorous (adj)
    loving
  48. discern (adj)
    to see or recognize 
  49. disconsolate (adj)
    hopelessly unhappy
  50. malice (n)
    desire to harm someone
  51. soothsayer (n)
    a person that foretells events
  52. sinister (adj)
    bad, evil
  53. dissolute (adj)
    loose, immoral 
  54. prudent (adj)
    wise, judicious 
  55. endow (v)
    to give something that becomes part of the receiver 
  56. auspicious (adj)
    noticeable, important 
  57. culprit (n)
    person that broke the rule
  58. magnanimous (adj)
    good person 
  59. succumb (v)
    to give in 
  60. ardour (n)
    buring passion 
  61. duplicity (n)
    being two, two faced
  62. restitution (n)
    getting things how they were
  63. pinions (n)
    a shaft or spindle cut with teeth engaging with a gear
  64. tedious (adj)
    long and boring 
  65. limpid (adj)
    soft
  66. vying (v)
    to put forward in competition or rivalry
  67. subtlety (n)
    quality of being not clear
  68. eddy (n)
    little ripple
  69. repulsive (adj)
    pushed by something you dislike
  70. rancor (n)
    hate from bitterness
  71. supercilious (adj)
    arrogantly proud
  72. surmount (v)
    to go abrove
  73. lintel (n)
    top piece of a door and window
  74. consummate (n)
    to complete completely 
  75. inhospitable (adj)
    not welcoming to people
  76. altercation (n)
    fight 
  77. interpose (v)
    to get in the way 
  78. presumptuous (adj)
    jump to conclusion 
  79. perennial (adj)
     reoccurring 
  80. repudiate (v)
    to prove wrong 
  81. waft (v)
    to move slowly, bit by bit (air)
  82. elude (v)
    to escape 
  83. greaves (n)
    oil 
  84. plight (n)
    bad saturation and saving is needed 
  85. appall (v)
    sad by bad actions
  86. reconnoitre (v)
    gather intelligent 
  87. amiably (adv)
    friendly way 
  88. inveigle (v)
    draw into a complex situation 
  89. revered (v)
    worshiped 
  90. impelled (v)
    push into 
  91. sovereign (adj)
    complete leader
  92. ethereal (adj)
    thing is not solid
  93. foliage (n)
    leaves of tree
  94. intractable (adj)
    not able to be moved
  95. resplendent (adj)
    shining
  96. wanton (n) (adj)
    out of control  
  97. litigants (n)
    people that sue others
  98. oblivion (n)
    no where
  99. inkling (n) (v)
    instinct 
  100. trepidation (n)
    fearful 
  101. subterfuge (n)
    tricky move
  102. implacable (adj)
    someone you can't please 
  103. venerate (v)
    show great respect to someone (elder)
  104. inexorable (adj)
    can't be tamed 
  105. embodiment (n)
    symbol
  106. raiment (n)
    nice clothing
  107. malicious (adj)
    bad , mean 
  108. adamantine (adj)
    very hard
  109. jovial (adj)
    fun, playful
  110. conspicuously (adv)
    obviously
  111. penitence (v)
    action one takes for wrong doing 
  112. exonerate (v)
    complete cleared of wrong doing
  113. ludicrous (adj)
    unbelieveable
  114. expiate (v)
    totally cleared of crime with pain 
  115. exploit (v)
    admire one's action 
  116. defile (v)
    disgrace 
  117. ominous (adj)
    foreshadowing bad 
  118. dauntless (adj)
    never overwhelmed 
  119. arduous (adj)
    needs to work hard

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