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Flashcards in Vocabularg 1 Deck (15):
1

Façade

The front of a building especially imposing or decorative one. also he falls were superficial appearances often designed to give a favorable impression.

2

Suppliant

A person who makes a humble and earnest entreaty, a petitioner.

3

Oracle

A divine utterance made by a god though a priest or priestess in responds to an inquiry.

4

Denounce

To criticize, to disapprove of

5

Sphinx

A mythical created having the face of a woman, the body of an lion, and wings of an eagle. A mysterious, inscrutable person or thing.

6

Infamy

Disgrace, bad reputation or fame marked by something atrocious.

7

Fathom

To comprehend, understand

8

Sanctimonious

Faking devoutness

9

Defilement

Corruption, blasphemy, sacrilege.

10

Clairvoyance

The power to forage or feel things that are unperceivable by human senses

11

Harrowing

Disturbing, upsetting. As a verb, to disturb keenly or painfully.

12

Furies

In Greek mythology, three spirits who avenged evildoers.

13

Quarry

An animal or bird hunted or pursued, any object of search pursuit, or attack.

14

Spurned

Rejected, disrespected. As a verb, to reject or disrespect someone or something.

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Mantic

Having the power of divination.