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Libel

Act of publishing a false statement that causes people to have a bad opinion of someone

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Perpetrated

To do something that is illegal or wrong

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Plaited

A braid

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Procured

To get possession

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Prophets

Member of some religion who delivers messages that are believed to have come from god

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Quelled

To end or stop

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Roomers

Person who plays rent to live in a house with its owner

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Switches

Slender, flexible whip

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Taffeta

Stiff, shiny type of cloth that is especially used to make dresses

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Unfathomable

Impossible to understand

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Ambrosia

Food of the roman and Greek gods

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Analogous

Similar

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Attire

To put garments on

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Bawled

To cry very loudly

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Bluff

Having a very open, honest, and direct way of talking that is friendly but not always polite

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Catwalk

Narrow walkway

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Changelings

Baby that is secretly left to replace another baby

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Compensation

Something that is done or given to make up for damage

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Constituted

To make oh or form something

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Crooned

Sing in a low, soft voice

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Deportment

Behavior

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Dim

Not bright or clear

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Donned

To put on clothing

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Doused

To plunge into water

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Evasion

The act of avoiding something that you do not want to do

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Fanatical

Marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion

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Gallantly

Young man of fashion

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Gastric s

Of, relating to, or located near the stomach

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Gravitated

To move or tend to move toward someone or something

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Guilelessness

Very innocent

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Harbored

Held or kept safe

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Hookah

Pipe that carries water

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Impaired

Disabled or unable to function

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Indecision

Difficulty making a decision

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Indicative

Showing something

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Ingenuous

Being clever

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Innate

Part of your basic nature

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Innate

Part of your basic nature

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Inordinately

Going beyond what is usual, normal, or popular

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Invective

Of or relating to insult or abuse

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Isolate

Separate from others