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insert

motionless,non-reactive

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persecute

to oppress a race or group of people

3

creed

a statement of beliefs

4

potent

very strong effective

5

citadel

a fortress or strongly fortified building in or near a city

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paradox

something,which has qualities that seem to contradict each other

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vengeance

punishment that is inflicted in return for a wrong

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apprehension

dread

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resentment

ill feeling toward something

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contention

an opinion or claim stated in an argument

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formidable

difficult to deal with

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conjure

to invoke supposed supernatural forces

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subservient

too eager to obey

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pretense

insincere behavior

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prodigious

great in amount,size

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faction

dissenting minority

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afflict

to cause sever mental or physical distress to somebody

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trepidation

fear or uneasiness about the future or future events

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reprimand

to rebuke somebody for a wrong doing

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condemnation

disapproval,criticism

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scoff

to express derision or scorn