In Cold Blood Vocabulary Test

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Beneficence

the doing of good; active goodness or kindness; charity

Edifice

a building, esp. one of large size or imposing appearance

Pious

having or showing appropriate respect or regard for parents or others

Genial

warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial

Myriad

indefinitely great number of persons or things

Abstemious

sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet

Equanimity

mental or emotional stability or composure, esp. under tension or strain

Incessant

continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending

Mesmeric

compelling; fascinating

Reticent

disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved

Devoid

not possessing, untouched by, or empty

Solace

something that gives comfort, consolation, or relief

Ineffable

incapable of being expressed or described in words

Protege

a person under patronage, protection, or care of someone interested in his or her career or welfare

Agog

highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation

Elocution

a person's manner of speaking or reading aloud in public

Ethereality

extremely delicate or refined

Despondency

depression of sprits from loss of courage or hope; dejection

Austere

grave; sober; solemn; serious

Fastidious

excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please

Impending

about to happen, imminent

Admonition

cautionary advice or warning

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