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Analogy

noun - a likeness between different things; a similarity; a comparison;
adjective - analogous

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Antiquity

noun - ancient times; a thing/people of ancient times; the quality of being ancient (from antique)

3

Electorate

noun - all persons having the right to vote

4

Ethical

adjective - pertaining to right and wrong; conforming to certain rules or standards; moral
noun - ethics;
adverb - ethically

5

Excerpt

noun - a selected passage or scene from a literary work or piece of music; an extract; a portion;
verb - to take out or select passages; to quote

6

Heresy

noun - a dissenting or non-conforming view; a view-point different from accepted belief;
noun - heretic (one believes... doctrine);
adjective - heretical

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Paternal

adjective - inherited from or related through one's father; fatherly

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Interminable

adjective - having no apparent end; boringly or annoyingly continuous;
adverb - interminably

9

Posthumous

adjective - coming after death
adverb - posthumously

10

Prophetic

adjective - relating to someone or something that foretells events, as a portent; predictive

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Pauper

noun - a person who is very poor, especially one who is dependent on public charity

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Decorum

noun - appropriateness of behavior, speech, dress
adjective - decorous

13

Asunder

adverb - into separate parts or pieces;
verb - to tear asunder

14

Felicitations

noun - expressions of good wishes, congratulations;
adjective - felicitous

15

Flaxen

adjective - a pale yellow color; the color of flax/straw (from flax)

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Pestilent

adjective - destructive to life, peace, or morals; deadly, poisonous;
noun - pestilence (think of pests)

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Engender

verb - to produce, cause, bring about, or give existence to

18

Insinuate

verb - to hint or suggest slyly or obliquely, esp. something malicious
noun - insinuation

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Bawdy

adjective - obscene, coarse, indecent, vulgar, risqué, raunchy, raucous, racy

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Brioche

noun - (FR) a light, sweet roll made of eggs, yeast and butter -- recognizable by a delicious "knot on the top"

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Felonious

adjective - of the nature of or pertaining to a felony; graver than a misdemeanor, such as a murder or burglary; wicked, base, villainous (felony)