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Abstraction

A generality ; an idea or thought from concrete reality

2

Expounding

Stating in detail; explaining

3

Edict

An official public proclamation or order issued by authority such as a governmental or military authority

4

Truncheon

Short thick club

5

Expulsion

Driving out, especially by force

6

Pillage

To loot; rob a property

7

Constraint

Restriction; especially feelings and behaviors

8

Hermetically

In an airtight way

9

Incite

To urge to act; to provoke

10

Unremittingly

Constantly, without interruption

11

Nocturnal

Of or happening during the night

12

Oblivion

State of being completely forgotten

13

Bestial

Like a beast, cruel and savage

14

Lucidity

Clearheadness; clarity; rational understanding

15

Harangued

Scolded, especially in a noisy and bullying way

16

Compulsory

Required; that which must be done

17

Wizened

Shriveled; dried up

18

Base

Ignoble; inferior

19

Sanctity

Holiness ; sacredness

20

Reprieve

A postponement of punishment; a temporary relief

21

Raucous

Loud and rough sounding; hoarse

22

Functionaries

People who perform certain expected duties

23

Benediction

Formal blessing; AC of calling upon god during a religious service

24

Implored

Begged; pleased sincerely

25

Countenance

Face or features of the face

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Interminable

Endless or seeming to be endless

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Emaciated

Abnormally thin

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Meager

Small quantity

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Inconsiderable

Unimportant

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Derision

Scorn; ridicule