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Sinister

evil
suggesting or threatening evil

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perfecture

the district administered by officials

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humane

characterized by kindness, mercy or compassion

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Ignominy

great personal dishonor
humiliation disgrace

tính đê tiện

4

Torpid

numb, in active, slow, not moving

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Aperture

an opening

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Efface

to erase, wipe out

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pious

having religious reverence

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Realms

a field, province
kingdom

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Inarticulate

unable to be heard
lacking the ability to speak clearly

10

Perdition

lost of soul
overlasting punishment

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Lurid

causing shock or horror
xanh nhợt, tái mét

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Expiation

to make atonement, to make amends or repairations for

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Procure

to take hold of
get possession of

kiếm, thu được, mua được

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Enigma

mystery
something hard to understand or explain

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Affable

being pleasant
easy to talk to

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Calumnies

a misrepresentation to ruin a reputation

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Veneration

respect or awe inspired by dignity, wisdom

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Veritable

True to nature

thực, thực sự

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Extricate

to free or remove from an entanglement

gỡ thoát, giải thoát

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Augury

divination from omens or from change events

điềm, dấu hiệu, lời đoans trước

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transfiguration

change in form or appearance

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Ecclesiastical

relating to church

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Hovel

a small very humble dwelling house

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Prudent

careful, discreet

judicious: tỏ ra hoặc có đầu óc sáng suốt

25

Truncated

Shortened by cutting of a part

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conduit

chanel or pipe to convey water or to drain filth

ống dẫn nước

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Precipice

dangerous situation

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Parapet

wall or rampart chest high

lan can, tường chắn

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Filial

having to do with a son or a daughter

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omnibus

large vehicle

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Pell-mell

disorderly, confused crowd

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bourgeois

a member of the property, owning middle class

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Emanate

to flow out
issue
proceed

phát ra ,toả ra