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Austere

severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.

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Demeanor

outward behavior or bearing.

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Catholicity

The beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church

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Heresy

opinion profoundly at odds with what is generally accepted.

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Emulously

Eager or ambitious to equal or surpass another

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Coquetry

flirtatious behavior or a flirtatious manner.

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Sordid


: very bad or dishonest

: very dirty

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Juggernaught

a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution.

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Apocryphal

(of a story or statement) of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true.

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Proprieties

the details or rules of behavior conventionally considered to be correct.

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Pedantically

Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules

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Somber

oppressively solemn or sober in mood; grave.

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Holograph

A document written wholly in the handwriting of the person whose signature it bears.

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Indignation

anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.

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Presentment

a. The act of presenting to view or to the mind.
b. Something expressed, presented, or exhibited.
c. The light in which something is presented.

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Fiend

a wicked or cruel person.

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Geniality

the quality of having a friendly and cheerful manner; affability.

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Balderdash

senseless talk or writing; nonsense.

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Protégé

a person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced or influential person.

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Besieged

crowd around oppressively; surround and harass.