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Condescend

Verb-To behave as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position, rank or dignity

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Cootie

Noun-a louse, especially one affecting humans, as the body louse, head louse
Ex) Burris Ewell

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Malevolent

Adj-wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill-disposed; malicious
Ex) Boo Radley

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Contracted

Adj-drawn together; reduced in compass or size; made smaller; shrunken

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Predilection

Noun-a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference

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Entailment

Noun-something involved as a necessary part or consequence of something
Legal action that controls property inheritance

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Ingenuous

Free from reserve, restraint, or dissimulation; candid; sincere

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Sojourn

Noun-a temporary stay
Ex) Aunt Alexandra

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Diminutive

Adj-small; little; tiny

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Asinine

Adj-foolish, unintelligent, or silly

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Edification

Noun-moral improvement or guidance

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Perpetuate

Verb-to make perpetual or cause to last indefinitely
To worsen

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Fractious

Adj-readily angered, ready to fight
Ex) Scout

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Epic

Adj-extending beyond the usual or ordinary especially in size or scope

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Speculation

Noun-the contemplation or consideration of some subject

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Pilgrimage

Noun-a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion

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Perpetrate

Verb-to bring about or carry out
Ex) perpetrating crime

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Tyrannical

Adj-being or characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny
Ex) Calpurnia

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Benign

Adj-of a gentle disposition
Gentle, harmless

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Benevolent

Adj-doing well
Well meaning, kindly
Ex) Atticus