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filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror

aghast

2

more than enough, large, spacious

ample

3

a ghost or ghostly figure

apparition

4

an unexplained or unusual appearance

apparition

5

to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully

assert

6

to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame

cower

7

to look upon with scorn

disdain

8

to refuse scornfully

disdain

9

a feeling of contempt

disdain

10

a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone

epitaph

11

having to do with morals, values, right and wrong

ethical

12

in accordance with standards of right conduct

ethical

13

requiring a prescription for purchase

ethical

14

humorous, not meant seriously

factious

15

not able to be heard

inaudible

16

without restraint or control

indiscriminate

17

unselective

indiscriminate

18

crafty dealings, underhanded plotting

intrigue

19

to form and carry out plots

intrigue

20

to puzzle or excite the curiosity

intrigue

21

an area of authority or control

jurisdiction

22

the right to administer justice

jurisdiction

23

appearing true, reasonable, or fair

plausible

24

common, vulgar

plebeian

25

belonging to the lower class;

plebeian

26

a common person, member of the lower class

plebeian

27

wastefully extravagant

prodigal

28

lavishly or generously abundant;

prodigal

29

one who is wasteful and self-indulgent

prodigal

30

nearness, closeness

proximity