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allies

plural of ally; one that is associated with another as a helper

firmament

the vault or arch of the sky

intrigue

to arouse the interest, desire, or curiosity of

discord

lack of agreement or harmony (as between persons, things, or ideas)

deposed

to remove from a throne or other high position; to put down

thwarting

to run counter to so as to effectibely oppose or baffle; tp oppose successfuly; to defeat the hopes or aspirations of

compassion

sympathetic awareness of others' distress together with a desire to lessen it

impulsive

acting momentarily

concocted

to devise; make up; contrive or plan

implacable

not to be appeased, calmed, or soothed

miser

a person who lives in wretched circumstances in order to save and hoard money

gloated

to feel or express great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction

myth

a traditional or legendary story that involves G-ds or heroes and explains cultual practice or a natural phenomenon

obliged

to require or constrain, as by law, command, conscience, or force of necessity

adept

very skilled; proficient; expert

fierce

menacingly wild, savage, or hostile

trough

a long, narrow, open receptacle, usually boxlike in shape, used chiefly to hold water or food for animals.

prudent

wise or sensible in practical affairs

rivalry

one of two or more striving to reach or obtain something that only one can possess

precocious

exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age

wit

resoning power, intelligence

impudence

the quality or state of being disrespectful; audacity or nerve

appalled

to fill with shock or dismay

brawny

muscular; strong

gaped

to stare with open mouth, as in wonder

pageant

a mere show; an ostentatious display; an elaborate colorful exhibition or spectacle often with music that consists of a series of scences, of a loosely unified drama, or of a procession usually with floats

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