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valiant

(adj) courageous or brave

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profaner

(n.) – one who treats sacred things with contempt

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pernicious

(adj) causing insidious harm or ruin

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forfeit

(noun) fine or a penalty

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adversary

(noun) - an opponent or enemy

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fray

(n) struggle or dispute. Disorderly fight.

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portentous

(adj) ominously significant. Of or like an ominous warning

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transgression

(n) An act of violating a law.

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assail

(v) to make a concerted effort of attack. To attack vigorously or violently.

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posterity

(n) The descendants of a person. Succeeding in future generations.

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anguish

(n) - Severe mental or physical pain.

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languish

(v) - to grow weak or feeble.