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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

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a common person, member of the lower class

plebeian

27

wastefully extravagant

prodigal

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lavishly or generously abundant;

prodigal

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one who is wasteful and self-indulgent

prodigal

30

nearness, closeness

proximity

31

to ground or pound to a powder or dust;

pulverize

32

to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments)

pulverize

33

that which follows, a result

sequel

34

a literary work or film continuing the story of one written or made earlier

sequel

35

highly changeable, fickle

volatile

36

tending to become violent or explosive;

volatile

37

changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state

volatile

38

S for aghast

shocked, horrified, stupefied

39

S for ample

sufficient, adequate, considerable

40

S for apparition

phantom, spectre

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S for assert

affirm, avow

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S for cower

cringe, flinch

43

S for disdain

spurn, reject

44

S for epitaph

tombstone inscription

45

S for ethical

upright, virtuous, honorable

46

S for factious

comical, witty, tongue-in-cheek

47

S for inaudible

faint, indistinct

48

S for indiscriminate

haphazared, random, uncritical

49

S for intrigue

scheme, plot, conspiracy

50

S for jurisdiction

purview

51

S for plausible

believable, probable

52

S for plebeian

lowborn, proletarian, coarse, unrefined

53

S for prodigal

improvident; spendthrift, wastrel

54

S for pulverize

crush, demolish

55

S for sequel

follow-up, continuation

56

S for volatile

unstable, erratic

57

A for aghast

delighted, overjoyed, unmoved

58

A for ample

insufficient, inadequate

59

A for cower

stand up to

60

A for disdain

rever, venerate, esteem, respect

61

A for ethical

immoral, unscrupulous, dishonest

62

A for factious

serious, humorless

63

A for inaudible

audible, easily heard

64

A for indiscriminate

selective, discriminating, judicious

65

A for intrigue

fairplay

66

A for plausible

improbable, far-fetched

67

A for plebeian

aristocratic, refined, cultivated

68

A for prodigal

frugal, economical, stingy, miserly

69

A for proximity

distance, remoteness

70

A for sequel

prelude, overture, curtain-raiser

71

A for volatile

stable, steady, static, inert, dormant