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A fit of shivering

Agues (n)

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A school, college, or university which one has attended or graduated from

Alma Mater (n)

2

Generous or more than adequate

Ample (adj)

4

A place of retreat and security

Asylum (n)

5

To free or remove from an entanglement or difficulty

Extricate (v)

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To achieve success

Flourished (v)

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Turf that is green with growing grass

Greensward (n)

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Thigh

Haunch (n)

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Incapable of error

Infallibility (n)

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A cramping and oppressive lack of reasources

Penury (n)

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Serenely free of interruption

Placid (adj)

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All future generations

Posterity (n)

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To get possession of

Procure (v)

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A source of help or strength

Recourse (n)

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Producing a beneficial authority

Salutary (adj)

16

Royal or imperial authority

Scepter (n)

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To transfer from one place to another

Transport (v)

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A low, miserable person; waif; urchin; ragamuffin

Wretch (n)

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A gentle breeze; soft gentle western breezes

Zephyrs (n)

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To give notice to

Apprise (v)