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obtained possession of something

acquired

2

an angry dispute; quarrel

altercation

3

something given to make up for something else

compensation

4

showing contempt; scornfully

contemptuously

5

having to do with the church or the clergy

ecclesiastical

6

hard to overcome or deal with

formidable

7

not consistent; not in agreement

inconsistent

8

being permanent; lasting

permanence

9

a right or privilege

prerogative

10

sudden, disturbing feelings of uneasiness

qualms

11

intellectual, spiritual, or moral improvement

edification

12

not audible; cannot be heard

inaudible

13

gave in to one's pleasures; had what one wanted

indulged

14

not clearly expressed; hard to understand

obscure

15

strange or unusual qualities

peculiarities

16

a prison for criminals

penitentiary

17

to be destroyed; die

perish

18

pleasantly calm or peaceful; quiet

placid

19

an angry dispute or disagreement

quarrel

20

the act of resigning, withdrawing

resignation