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Auspicious

Promising well for the future

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Introspection

The examination of one's own conscious thoughts and feelings

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Status quo

The existing sate of affairs

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Blazoned

Depict/proclaim something widely (such as a coat of arms)

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Macabre

Grim or gruesome

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Interim

An intervening time or interval; meantime

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Incredulous

Showing disbelief; unwilling to accept what is offered as true

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Malevolent

Wanting to cause harm; evil

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Iniquities

Gross injustice or wickedness; immoral act

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Scruples

Moral or ethical consoderations

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Animated

Made somebody or something lively

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Formidable

Awe-inspiring; frightning

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Supplication

Appeal made to somebody in authority, such as an earnest prayer

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Indefferent

Without care or interest

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Entrails

Internal organs

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Ponderous

Unwieldy or clumsy because of weight and size

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Smithy

A blacksmith's shop

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Muster

Gather people or things together

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Amplify

Make louder or increase signal

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Paradox

A statement that apparently contradicts itself and yet might be true

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Periphery

Boundary or outskirts

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Predicament

Difficult situation

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Woo

To seek a person's love

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Knave

Cunning, untrustworthy man; usually of humble birth

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Gallant

Courteous, brave; often applied to a man's courtesy to a woman

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Counterfeit

fake

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Beguile

To deceive with charm

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Edict

Ruling or law; authoritative command

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Changeling

Child exchanged for another by fairies

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Tempest

Storm