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Ambled

To walk slowly in a free and relaxed way

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Apothecary

Person who prepared and sold medicines in past times

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Assuaged

To make less painful

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Beadle

Court official

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Brethren

refers to members of a profession, society, or sect

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Corsets

Tight stiff piece of clothing worn by women under their clothing to make their waist appear smaller

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Dictum

Statement that expresses an important rule

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Domiciled

Place where you live, your home

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Eaves

Lower border of the roof that overhangs the wall

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Foray

Geneva

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Human chattel

Humans that are owned (humans)

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Impotent

Lacking power and strength

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Impudent

Failing to show proper respect and courtesy

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Malevolent

Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person

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Picket

Stick or post that is pointed at the end and used to form a fence

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Piety

Devotion to god

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Predilection

Natural liking for something

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Ramrod

Metal bar that is used to push explosive material down into the bare

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Repertoire

All the plays, songs, dances, that a performer can preform

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Vapid

Not interesting

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Scold

Criticize a person in a angry and rude way

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Spittoon

Container that people spit into

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Strictures

Law or rule that controls something

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Taciturn

Tending to be quiet

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Unsullied

Not spoiled

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Veranda

A porch

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Catawba worms

Green and black larva of the catalpa sphinx

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Condescended

To have shown that you believe that you believe you are better than other people

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Convey

Small flock of birds

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Crimson

Deep purplish red color

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Cunning

Getting what is wanted in a clever way

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Entailment

To r

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Hookworms

Intestinal Parasite

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Immune

Not capable of being affected by a disease

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Indigenous

Produced, living, or existing naturally in a particular region

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Scrip stamps

Paper money that is issued by the govt for emergencies

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Seceded

To separate from a nation or state and become independent

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Smilax

Widely distributed climbing shrub with hooks

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Sojourn

Temporary stay

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Subsequent

Happening or coming after something else