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symmetry

noun
the correspondence in size, form, and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a plane, line, or point

2

antagonist

Noun
in a literary work, a person who struggles against or competes with another, an opponent or adversary

3

assimilation

Noun
the act or process of adapting to a different social environment

4

Clause

Noun
in grammar, a syntactic construction containing a subject and predicate and forming part of a sentence or a whole simple sentence

5

incredulous

ADJ
not able or willing to believe something : feeling or showing a lack of belief

6

meekly

adj
having or showing a quiet and gentle nature : not wanting to fight or argue with other people

7

dispatched

Verb
to send (someone or something) quickly to a particular place for a particular purpose

8

monetary

Adj
of or relating to money

9

satanic

Adj
of, relating to Devil
: very cruel or evil

10

nemesis

Noun
an opponent or enemy that is very difficult to defeat

11

anecdote

noun
a short tale about a funny or interesting event

12

apocryphal

adj
of dubious authorship or authority

13

communion

noun
a sharing of feelings or thoughts

14

intone

verb
to speak or utter with a particular pitch pattern

15

invariably

adv
without ever a change; on every occasion

16

sedate

adj
composed, dignified

slow-paced, sleepy

verb
to give someone something that makes them calm or sleepy

17

cathedral

noun
a large, important church

ex. Notre Dame, Paris

18

chalice

noun
a drinking goblet, esp. that used for the Eucharist wine

19

comradeship

noun
friendship based on shared or group activities or interests

20

demise

noun
downfall

21

auspicious

adj.
favorable

22

circumspect

adj.
surrounding

23

spurious

adj.
not genuine; false

24

lucrative

adj.
profitable

25

fortify

v.
strengthen

26

fabricate

v.
put together
compose (a story that is a lie)

27

eminent

adj.
successful, well-known and respected, famous

28

incineratate

v.
to burn

29

hoodwink

v.
deceive, trick (someone)

30

biased

adj.
prejudiced

31

asylum

n.
shelter, safety

32

paramount

adj.
chief, main, central

33

succumb

v.
to yield or give in

34

diligent

adj.
skillful

35

supplant

v.
to replace

36

dash

v.
to run quickly

to break upon the floor or rocks, etc.

37

imp

n.
: a small creature that plays harmful tricks in children's stories

: a child who causes trouble in a playful way : a mischievous child

38

conceal

v.
to hide something from someone

39

drawback

n.
disadvantage

40

meddle

v.
to mess with

to become involved in the activities and concerns of other people when your involvement is not wanted

to change or handle something in a way that is unwanted or harmful

41

to utter

v.
to speak or say
to express somethign

42

to temper

v.
heating metal or glass to make it tough

43

to slay

v.
to kill or destroy

44

jilted

a ____ lover

adj.
describes broken off relationship with (a lover, fiancée, or the like) esp. without good cause.

45

essence

n.
that which makes something what it is; central nature.

concentrated substance like vanilla extract or perfume

46

valor

n.
boldness in facing danger; courage; bravery.