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2010-12-13 17:29:37

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  1. Altercation
    a heated or angry dispute, noisy arguement or controversy
  2. Forthright Denunciation of sin
    strong dissaproval of a sin
  3. Bread lines
    group of needy persons watitng in line for free food distributed by a governments agency or charitable organization
  4. Tedious
    long and tiresome
  5. Formidable
    causing fear, apprehension, or dread
  6. Royal prerogative
    a body of customary authority, privilege, and immunity
  7. Dicta
    an authoritative pronouncement, judicial assertion
  8. Caste system
    an elaborate and complex social system that combines elements such as occupation and wealth.
  9. Changelings
    a child surreptituously or unintentionally substituted for another.
  10. Infallible
    absolutely trustworthy or sure.
  11. Fortitude
    mental and emotional strength in facing difficultly,diversity, adversity, danger, or temptation courageously.
  12. Diction
    style of speaking or writting as dependent upon choce of words.
  13. Change of venue
    moving a trial to a new location.
  14. Ku Klux
    Used terriost tactics to suppress blacks.
  15. Mutual defiance
    intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude.
  16. Flying buttress
    an arched masonry support sewing to bear thrust.
  17. Discreet
    judicious in ones conduct or speech
  18. Acquiescence
    giving tactic assent
  19. Uncouth
    awkward, clumsy, or unmannerly
  20. Ominous
    portending evil or harm
  21. Affliction
    a state of pain, distress, or grief
  22. Impassive
    unconscious, insensible
  23. Venerable
    commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity
  24. Battlements
    defensive but later usually decorative
  25. Facade
    a superficial appearance or illusion
  26. Victorian
    prudishness, having characteristics usually attributed to the Victorians
  27. Gothic
    a noting or pertaining to the church or clergy
  28. Privy
    Private, assigned to private uses
  29. Snipe hut
    futile search for endeavor
  30. Mennonites
    a member of an evangelical Protestant sect, originating in Europe in the 16th century
  31. Gala
    festive; festal; showy
  32. Unobtrusive
    not obtrusive; inconspicuous, unassertive, or reticent
  33. Elucidate
    to make lucid or clear; throw light upon
  34. Affluent
    having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich
  35. Amiable
    having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable
  36. William Jennings Bryan
    an American politician in the late-19th and early-20th centuries