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aghast

Filled with horror or shock

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indiscriminate

Done at random or without careful judgment

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ample

More then enough

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intrigue

Fascinate

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apparition

The appearance of something remarkable or unexpected

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jurisdiction

The official power to make legal decisions and judgements

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assert

State a fact or belief confidently and forcefully

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plausible

Seeming reasonable or probable

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cower

Crouch down in fear

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plebeian

A member of the lower social classes

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disdain

The feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect

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prodigal

Spending money or resources freely and recklessly

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epitaph

A phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has died

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proximity

Nearness in space, time, or relationship

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ethical

Of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these

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pulverize

To reduce to fine particles

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facetious

Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor

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sequel

A published, broadcast, or recorded work that continues the story or develops the theme of an earlier one. (The next one)

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inaudible

Unable to be hear

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volatile

Liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse