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balm

(v.) to go or look through carefully in order to find something

2

appalls

v.) to fill or overcome with horror, dismay, or fear

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primrose way/path

(n.) life of ease and pleasure; easy course of action

4

carousing

(v.) to drink large amounts of alcohol, especially in boisterous merrymaking

5

lechery

n.) unrestrained indulgence of a sexual desire

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requited

v.) to make repayment or return for service

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lamenting

v.) to feel or express sorrow or regret

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clamors

n.) a loud uproar, as from a crowd; expression of desire

9

sacrilegious

adj.) retaining to violation of sacred stuff

10

anointed

v.) to rub or sprinkle on; apply oil

11

contradict

v.) to assert the contrary or opposite of

12

lees/dregs

n.) protective shelter; sediment of liquids; not valuables

13

consort

n.) a husband or wife; spouse; one vessel or ship

14

suborned

(v.) to bribe or induce lawfully to perform some crime

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posterity

(n.) succeeding or future generations collectively

16

verities

(n.) state or quality of truth, accordance to fact

17

oracles

(n.) an utterance given by a priest at a shrine in response of a god

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unbecoming

(adj.) detracting from appearance, character; unattractive

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indissoluble

(adj.) not able of being dissolved; undone

20

twain

n.) (adj.) two

21

parricide

(n.) act of killing a close family member

22

dauntless

(adj.) not to be intimidated; fearless

23

rebuked/cowed

(v.) sharp disapproval of; intimidate

24

scepter

(n.) rod or wand in the hand as an emblem of power

25

wrenched

(v.) to twist violently, jerk, or injure
(n.) movement like a jerk

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mongrels

(n.) a dog or any animal that mixed breeds

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curs

n.) a mongrel dog; worthless; unfriendly; mean, cowardly person