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replication

(n) the process of repeating, duplicating, or reproducing something

concave

(adj) curved inward like the inner surface of a bowl or sphere

base

(adj) lacking proper social values or moral principles

servile

(adj) too willing to agree with somebody or to do whatever demeaning thing somebody wants

intermit

(v) to discontinue doing something temporarily

throng

(n) a large crowd of people or objects

countenance

(n) somebody's face or the expression on it

vex

(v) to make somebody annoyed or upset

construe

(v) to interpret or understand the meaning of a word, gesture, or action in a particular way

cogitation

(n) deep thought or consideration that somebody gives to a particular problem or subject

lamentation

(n) an act or expression of grief or sorrow

yoke

(n) a wooden frame for harnessing two draft animals; an archway made of crossed spears under which defeated enemies of the ancient Romans were forced to march

accoutrement

(n) a piece of military equipment carried by soldiers in addition to standard uniform and weapons

buffet

(v) to proceed under difficult conditions

sinew

(n) a muscle or tendon

underling

(n) a servant or subordinate of somebody else, especially someone regarded as of little worth or importance

conjure

(v) to call upon or order a supposed supernatural force or being

brook

(v) to put up with something

chide

(v) to reproach or scold someone gently

rout

(n) a noisy and disorganized group of people

controversy

(n) disagreement on a contentious topic

entreat

(v) to beg somebody for something, often repeatedly

repute

(v) to establish oneself as having good character or standing

liable

(adj) likely to experience or do something, often something unpleasant or hazardous

fain

(adj) willing or eager; forced by obligation or circumstance

rabblement

(n) a noisy, unruly situation or crowd

amiss

(adj) incorrect, inappropriate, or not as it should be

infirmity

(n) a weakness or failing in somebody's character; any medical condition that causes a lack of strength and viatlity

enterprise

(n) a new, often risky venture that involves confidence and initiative

obscurely

(adv) in a way that is not clear, definite, or easy to understand

exalt

(v) to praise of worship somebody or something

incense

(v) to make somebody extremely angry

portentous

(adj) ominous, prophetic, foreshadowing something unpleasant

herald

(n) someone or something that brings or announces important news

ordinance

(n) a law or rule made by authority

tyrant

(n) an absolute ruler who exercises power cruelly and unjustly

factious

(adj) liable to cause, taking part in, or typical of conflict within a group

redress

(n) compensation or reparation for a loss or a wrong a party has experienced

consequence

(n) something that follows as a result;importance or significance

gait

(n) a way of walking, running, or moving along on foot

praetor

(n) in ancient Rome, any of several magistrates ranking immediately below the consuls andacting as chief law officers of the state

bestow

(v) to present something to somebody

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