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1

Of the ancient, first Ages of the world; primordial; prehistoric

Primeval

2

To show excessive love for

Dote

3

The period of time a job lasts; term; stint

Tenure

4

To make by bonding layers together; cover

Laminate

5

To support with proof or evidence; confirm, verify, dishearten

Substantiate

6

To prepare for an event or action

Gird

7

To make afraid; to discourage; intimidate, dishearten

Daunt

8

A state of continual change or movement; fluctuation, instability

Flux

9

A wretched living place; an open shed; shanty, shack

Hovel

10

Of or like a corpse, pale; gaunt; thin; ghastly

Cadaverous

11

Of the Middle Ages, of or relating to a mysterious, and desolate style of fiction

Gothic

12

Extreme poverty; destitution

Penury

13

An exit; a means of going out; passage

Egress

14

High spirits; happy enthusiasm; exhilaration; vivacity

Exuberance

15

A dictator with absolute power; tyrant

Despot