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conviction

a firmly held belief or firmness of opinion

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falter

to lose confidence

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solemn

demonstrating sincerity and gravity

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poppet

Middle English- a doll or a puppet

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indignant

angry at unfairness

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condemned

pronounced something or somebody as bad

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dote

to show extreme fondness, or pay a lot of attention to someone

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base

lacking morals

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pious

religious; devout; holy or sacred; virtuous and moral

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theology

religious theory

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daft

lacking common sense, irrational

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tainted

polluted, spoiled, or corrupted

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calamity

a disastrous situation or event

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menacingly

in a threatening and dangerous manner

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lechery

lustful behavior, especially by a man, that is regarded as distasteful