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brazen

rude, disrespectful

chaste

morally pure

bulwark

something that defends

circumspect

cautious prudent

conspicuous

obvious, noticable

contempt

scorn, extreme dislike

enthralling

captivating, spellbinding

elucidate

to make clear, explain

covert

secret, concealed

divination

telling the future by magic

rhetoric

over-elaborate language

pandemic

widespread

emphatic

forcibly expressive

palpable

able to be touched

cryptic

hidden meaning

idyllic

charming, naturally pleasing

defunct

dead or inactive

adroit

skillful, clever

peccadillo

minor offense

choleric

hot-tempered

ethereal

heavenly, light

formidable

meanacing, causing fear or awe

perilous

dangerous, unsafe

lament

mourn or grieve

crimson

red

wrath

anger, rage

intemperate

unbalanced, hot-tempered

alliance

coalition, union, agreement

abominable

repulsive, offensive, monstous

flourish

to thrive or grow

solitude

loneliness, isolation

endure

tolerate or bear

beseech

ask or beg

occult

supernatural, mystical

affliction

suffering, difficulty

rancorous

bitter, unforgiving

defilement

corruption, tarnishing

malice

hatred or evil

notorious

infamous

arrogance

egotism, over confidence

deride

ridicule, put down

hinder

hold back or delay

atrocious

terrible, dreadful

appease

to soothe or calm down

profound

deep, thoughtful, insightful

aversion

hatred

retribution

revenge, justice

serene

calm, quiet, still

perturbed

troubled, anxious, nervous

nefarious

evil

toil

to labor or work

bewildered

confused

refuge

shelter, harbour

majestic

regal, royal, grand

crag

cliff, peak, mountain

respledence/resplendent

brilliance, gloriously bright

vex

to anger

grattitude

thanks, appreciation

barren

desolate, infertile

discern

to distinguish, seperate

prudence

care, caution, discretion

hearth

floor of the fireplace resembles home

prudent

careful, cautious, wise

steadfast

persistent, dedicated

anathema

something hated

wassail

a festive occasion

pagan

non-religious person

perish

to die

salvage

to save, recover

unremitting

incessant, continuous

undaunted

fearless, unconcerned

harrow

to cause distress

skulk

lurk, creep, prowl

exploit

achievement, accomplishment

sumptuous

luxurious, costly, lavish

unscathed

unharmed, intact

refurbish

to renovate, restore

ignominious

humiliating, embarrassing

discourse

conversation, discussion

stalwart

strong, muscular, athletic

ruinous

disastrous, damaging

effulgent

bright, brilliant

copious

abundant, numerous

tenacious

determined

surreptitious

sneaky, secretive

spurious

fake, counterfeit

onerous

difficult, tiring, tedious

gregarious

talkative, social

pious

religious, devout

officious

bossy, overbearing

scrupulous

conscientious, careful, fussy

voracious

hungry, eager

writhe

to twist in pain

pedestrian

boring

elocution

art of public speaking, diction

pinion

bind or hold down

ambivalence

indifference, indecision

ablution

cleansing with water

carrion

dead and rotting flesh

edification

teaching, schooling

attrition

erosion, gradual weakening

kismet

fate, destiny

laud

to praise, commend

egg

encourage or incite to action

detrimental

harmful, damaging

verbose

wordy

enhance

to improve

impair

to harm, damage

waffle

to babble

nullify

invalidate, cancel out

listless

lacking energy

cavalier

inconsiderate, arrogant

terse

brief, abrupt

coerce

to force

diverse

varied, assorted, different

jaunt

outing, short trip

hindrance

obstacle, something in the way

abate

reduce, subside, decrease

fallacy

incorrect idea, wrong assumption

vindictive

eager for revenge, spiteful

altruistic

unselfish, giving to others

frank

truthful, honest

martial

warlike, aggressive

mentor

wise and trusted advisor

mercurial

quick, active, or inconstant, unstable

myrmidon

obedient and unquestioned follower

narcissistic

conceited, in love with oneself

nectar

something pleasing to drink, (drink from the g-d's)

aegis

shield or protection

Adonis

very handsome young man

ambrosial

delicious, excellent, pleasing to taste

nemesis

due punishment for evil deeds OR one who inflicts punishment

forum

public meeting place

hector

to bully, intimidate

hermetic

airtight

siren

dangerous attractive women

beguile

to deceive, mislead

plutocratic

having influence on one's wealth

phillipic

a bitter scolding, outburst

panic

unreasoning, sudden fright

archaic

antiquated, old, out of use

paean

song or hymn of praise or joy

Olympian

majestic, g-dlike

herculean

very difficult, requiring great strength

jovial

merry, jolly

labrynthine

intricate, complicated

laconic

terse, using few words

artful

skillful, clever, tricky

lethargic

unnaturally drowsy, sluggish

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