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Pernicious

causing great injury or ruin

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Adversary

person who opposes or fights against another

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Augmenting

increasing; enlarging

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Grievance

injustice; complaint

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Oppression

feeling of being weighed down with worries or problems

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Transgression

wrong-doing; sin

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Procure

get; obtain

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Predominant

of or having stronger influence

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Intercession

act of pleading on another's behalf

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Sallow

of a sickly, pale-yellowish hue

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Lamentable

distressing; sad

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Unwieldly

awkward; clumsy

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Gallant

brave and noble

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Fray

noisy fight

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Martial

military; war like

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Exile

banish

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Eloquence

speech that is graceful and persuasive

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Fickle

changeable

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Pensive

deeply thoughtful

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Vial

small bottle containing medicine or other liquids

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Enjoined

ordered

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Wayward

headstrong

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Dismal

causig gloom or misery

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Loathsome

disgusting; detestable

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Remnants

what is left over; remainders

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Penury

extreme poverty

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Disperse

to break and scatter in all directions; spread about; distribute widely

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Haughty

arrogant

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Ambiguities

statements or events whos meanings are unclear

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Scourge

instrument for inflicting punishment

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against

for; in preparation for

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alack

alas

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anon

soon

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aye

yes

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but

only; except

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e'en

even

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e'er

ever

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haply

perhaps

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Happy

fortunate

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hence

away; from here

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hie

hurry

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hither

here

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marry

indeed

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whence

where

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wilt

will

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withal

in addition; notwithstanding

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would

wish