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1

Chastise

Scold, Punishment
Verb

2

Repentant

Ask for forgiveness
Adjective

3

Vacillate

Waver back and forth
Verb

4

Fortnight

Two weeks

5

Consolation

Something that makes you feel better
Adjective, Noun

6

Placid

Calm (usually having to do with water)

7

Serene

Calm and clear (calm or clear usually having to do with sky or forest)

8

Countenance

Facial expression, face
Noun

9

Candor

Truthful and honest
Noun

10

Ignominious

Shameful
Adjective

11

Exculpated

Relieve from blame
Verb

12

Asylum

Shelter, place to rest
Noun

13

Conjecture

To wonder, speculate
Noun, Verb

14

Timorous

Shy
Adjective

15

Approbation

Agreement or approval
Noun

16

Guile

Sly, evilly planned
Noun

17

Obdurate

To stick to your story, not talk, be stubborn
Verb

18

Lamentation

To express sorrow, grief, sounds of sorrow grief
Noun

19

Irksome

Annoying
Adjective

20

Calamity

Tragedy or disaster
Noun

21

Abhor

To hate
Verb

22

Malice

To have harmful intentions
Noun

23

Fiend

Evil spirit, demon, enemy

24

Recompense

To make amends for harm suffered, payment in return for something
Verb

25

Despondence

To fell extremely hopeless, dejected, discouraged, or gloomy
Noun

26

Mortification

To be embarrassed or overcome with shame
Noun

27

Tumultuous

Disorganized, muddled, full of chaos, convoluted
Adjective

28

Gesticulation

Hand gesture, hand motions
Noun

29

Endowed

To be given, to inherit
Verb

30

Visage

Face
Noun

31

Eradicate

Destroy, obliterate
Verb

32

Melancholy

Somber, sad, blue
Noun

33

Dissipate

Disappear, to go away
Verb

34

Acquiesced

To give in, to oblige Verb

35

Obliged

To have a responsibility to an action
Verb

36

Idle

Not moving or doing anything, still, without motion
Adjective

37

Odious

Disgusting, detested, repugnant
Adjective

38

Vexation

State of being annoyed, frustrated, or worried
Noun

39

Machination

Evil planning, scheming
Noun

40

Incredulous

Amazed at something, unable to believe, has a negative connotation
Adjective

41

Ominous

Foreboding, sense of doom
Adjective

42

Apparition

An appearance of something unexpected; a ghostlike image
Noun

43

Omnipotent

Ultimate and unlimited power and influence; the ability to do anything
Adjective

44

Disposition

Way they conduct themselves
Noun

45

Vagrant

Orphans, beggars, dirty
Noun

46

Celestial

Angelic, from the heavens
Adjective

47

Reverential

Calm, quiet, respectful
Adjective

48

Malignity

Harmful or causes sickness
Noun

49

Imprudence

Foolish action, acting without thinking
Noun

50

Prognosticated

Foreshadowing, hypothesized, predicted
Verb

51

Fortitude

Strength
Noun

52

Respite

Break, vacation
Noun

53

Sacrilege

Severely against tradition or religion
Noun

54

Repose

To lie down and rest
Noun to Verb

55

Amiable

Friendly, kind
Adjective

56

Indefatigable

Unable to be worn out
Adjective

57

Zeal

Super passionate
Noun

58

Charnel House

A building where bodies and bones are deposited, body part bank
Noun

59

Ardent

Enthusiastic or passionate, zealous (in a stubborn way)
Adjective

60

Infallible

Cannot fail, unable to fail
Adjective

61

Emaciated

Really skinny, gaunt
Adjective

62

Traversing

Pacing
Verb

63

Inarticulate

Unable to be understood, unable to articulate
Adjective

64

Commencement

The start or beginning of something
Noun or Adjective