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Engender (v)

To bring into existence, produce

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Covetousness (n)

The desire for things that belong to others

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Perdition (n)

Damnation, extreme misery or pain

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Palfrey (n)

A gentle riding horse, especially one used by ladies

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Boorish

Rude, ill-bred or I'll-mannered

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Pallor (n)

Paleness, lack of normal color

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Apothecary (n)

Druggist, pharmacist

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Grisly (adj)

Frightful, horrible, ghastly, dreadful

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Solicitous

Concerned, anxious, showing care or concern

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Prating (v)

Empty or foolish talk

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Wretched (adj)

Very unfortunate, unhappy, sad, miserable

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Disdain (n)

Scorn, contempt

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Prevarication (n)

A falsehood, lie

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Miscreants (n)

Wicked persons, villains, rascals, scoundrels

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Prelate (n)

Clergyman of high rank, a prince of the church