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NhillKnightVocab

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TermDefinition
Edict Any authoritative proclamation or command
Expound To set forth or state in detail
Pestilential Producing or tending to produce pestilence (disease)
Pillage To strip ruthlessly of money or goods by open violence, as in war; plunder
Premonition A feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event; presentiment
Bestial Of, relating to, or having the form of a beast
Reprieve A respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death
Crucible A container of metal or refractory material employed for heating substances to high temperatures
Emaciated Marked by emaciation (abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease)
Incite To stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action
Embark To board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey
Encumbrance Something that encumbers (to impede or hinder; hamper; retard) ; something burdensome, useless, or superfluous; burden; hindrance
Vigilant Keenly watchful to detect danger; wary
Revelation The act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure
Expulsion The act of driving out or expelling
Pious Having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
Haggard Having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
Bewildered Completely puzzled or confused; perplexed
Hooligan A ruffian or hoodlum
Cynical Distrusting or disparaging the motives of others
Nocturnal Of or relating to the night
Livid Having a discolored, bluish appearance caused by a bruise, congestion of blood vessels, strangulation, etc., as the face, flesh, hands, or nails
Semblance Outward aspect or appearance
Robust Strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous
Apathy Absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement
Compulsory Required; mandatory; obligatory
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