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assuaged

to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate

chattels

an article of movable personal property

predilection

a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference

nebulous

hazy, vague, indistinct, confused

foray

a quick, sudden attack

fractious

readily angered, peevish, irritable, quarrelsome

auspicious

having omens or tokens of a favorable issue, giving promise of success, prosperity or happiness, predicting good, auspicious beginning

minute

extremely small in size, amount, extent or degree

pestilence

something that is considered harmful, destructive, evil

aberrations

a departure from the normal or typical

inordinately

not within proper or reasonable limits, immoderate, excessive

ingenous

lacking in cunning, guile, worldliness, artless

obstreperous

resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly

invective

an insulting or abusive word or expression

passe

no longer fashionable, in wide use, out of date, outmoded

philippic

a verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, often insulting language, a tirade

umbrage

offense, resentment

cantankerous

ill-tempered and quarrelsome, disagreeable

myopic

lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning

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