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  1. valor
    • boldness or determination in facing
    • danger, especially in battle
  2. beguiling
    to influence by ticjery flattery or deceit
  3. engendering
    to come into existence originate
  4. insolence
    contemptuously rude or impertent behavior or speech
  5. rapine
    the violent seizure and carrying off of another's property; plunder
  6. divination
    the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means
  7. indignation
    • Anger aroused by something unjust, mean,
    • or unworthy
  8. lament
    • to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow,
    • or regret
  9. restitution
    reparation made by giving an equivalent or compensation for loss, damage, or injury caused; indemnification
  10. audacity
    • boldness or daring, esp. with confident or
    • arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other
    • restrictions.
  11. retorted
    • To reply, especially to answer in a quick,
    • caustic, or witty manner
  12. harangued
    lecture, scolding, verbal attack
  13. bane
    fatal injury or ruin
  14. prudently
    • wise or judicious in practical affairs;
    • sagacious; discreet or circumspect; sober
  15. lithe
    bending readily
  16. vexed
    irritated, annoyed
  17. vile
    • highly offensive, unpleasant, or
    • objectionable, repulsive or disgusting, 2. morally reprehensible
  18. guile
    • highly offensive, unpleasant, or
    • objectionable, repulsive or disgusting, 2. morally reprehensible
  19. tactfully
    considerate and discreet
  20. formidable
    causing fear, apprehension or dread
  21. prodigious
    extremely large, huge, enormous
  22. parley
    discussion or conference
  23. limpid
    free from obscurity
  24. assuage
    To satisfy or appease, pacify, calm
  25. implacable
    not to be appeased, mollifies, pacified
  26. impalpable
    • not perceptible to touch, intangible.
    • Difficult to grasp or perceive by mind.
  27. calamitous
    disastrous
  28. pandemonium
    • wild uproar or unrestrained disorder;
    • tumult or chaos
  29. insidious
    intended to entrap or beguile, trickery
  30. benison
    blessing
  31. benignly
    Of a kind and gentle disposition
  32. colloquy
    a conversational exchange, dialogue
  33. sojourn
    temporary stay
  34. impudence
    impertinence
  35. incredulity
    • the quality of or state of inability or
    • unwillingness to believe
  36. infallible
    absolutely trustworthy or sure
  37. portent
    • an indication or omen of something about
    • to happen
  38. insatiable
    incapable of being satisfied or appeased
  39. wily
    crafty
  40. maudlin
    • tearfully or weakly emotional, foolishly
    • sentimental
  41. covey
    a group
  42. venerable
    • Commanding respect by virtue of age,
    • dignity, character, or position

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