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*conspiracy

(n) - a secret plan by a group to do something illegal or harmful

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distorted

(adj) - twisted out of shape; misleading; slanted; false

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*dread

(v) - to anticipate with fear or apprehension

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earnest

(adj) - having or showing a serious attitude; not light or playful

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*personable

(adj) – pleasant, likable, and nice

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exodus

(n) - a mass departure

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*fraud

(n) - trickery; deceit, esp. the use of dishonest methods to cheat another person of something valuable; a person who pretends to be what he or she is not

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*grateful

(adj) - feeling or showing appreciation; thankful

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intent

(adj) - determined to do something

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*justice

(n) - the quality of being fair or just

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massive

(adj) - large and heavy; extremely large

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mortified

(adj) - embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated

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ornate

(adj) - decorated in a fancy way

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*plague

(n & v) - a widespread disease causing a high rate of death; to to cause trouble or distress

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*reluctant

(adj) - showing doubt or unwillingness

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retrieve

(v) - to get something and bring it back

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*ritual

(n) - a religious or other formal ceremony made up of a series of actions performed in a certain order

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*sacrifice

(n & v) – the act of offering something precious to God or a god; to give up

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throb

(v) - to beat hard or fast, usually from pain

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timid

(adj) - feeling or showing a lack of courage or self-confidence; easily frightened

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Spell: a secret plan by a group to do something illegal or harmful

conspiracy

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Spell: to anticipate with fear or apprehension

dread

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Spell:pleasant, likable, and nice

personable

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Spell: trickery; deceit, esp. the use of dishonest methods to cheat another person of something valuable; a person who pretends to be what he or she is not

fraud

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Spell: feeling or showing appreciation; thankful

grateful

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Spell: the quality of being fair or just

justice

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Spell: a widespread disease causing a high rate of death; to to cause trouble or distress

plague

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Spell: showing doubt or unwillingness

reluctant

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Spell: a religious or other formal ceremony made up of a series of actions performed in a certain order

ritual

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Spell: the act of offering something precious to God or a god; to give up

sacrifice