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eloquence

expressiveness: persuasive power

sepulcher

tomb

pensive

thinking deeply or seriously

venerable

commanding respect

melancholy

gloomy

termagant

a quarrelsome woman

avarice

greed

usurer

a moneylender who charges high interest

munificent

generous

equivocal

having many interpretations

appellation

a name or title

paradoxical

expressing a contradiction

specious

seeming to be good without actually being so

anomalous

abnormal

sentience

a capacity of feeling

beguiling

charming

countenance

a facial expression

craven

very cowardly

obeisance

a gesture of respect

ominous

threatening, sinister

venerable

profoundly honored

iniquity

an unjust act

indecorous

lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct

ostentatious

intended to attract notice and impress others

sagacious

acutely insightful and wise

vagary

an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)

tremulous

(of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear

waggery

a quaint and amusing jest

impertinent

improperly forward or bold

obstinacy

resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires

inscrutable

of an obscure nature

maledictions

curses

prescient

perceiving the significance of events before they occur

pertinaciously

holding firmly to some purpose

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