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1

Define pestilence

a fatal epidemic disease

2

Define profuse

plentiful

3

Define dauntless

showing fearlessness and determination

4

Define sagacious

showing good judgement

5

Define crenelated

a wall of a building with battlements

6

Define abbeys

a building occupied by nuns or monks

7

Define august

respected and impressive

8

Define furnaces

enclosed structure in which material can be heated to very high temp

9

Define ingress

going in or entering (fact)

10

Define contagion

the communication of disease from one person to another

11

Define improvisatory

spontaneously in high improvisatory style

12

Define prevailing

current/at a time

13

Define emanating

emerge flow or pour

14

Define countenances

facial expressions

15

Define monotonous

dull/lacking in variety

16

Define brazen

bold and without shame

17

define perforce

necessarily

18

Define reverie

daydream