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adapt

adjusting to surroundings (adj)

agnostic

doubts if god exists (noun/adj)

atheist

rejects god entirely (noun)

boisterous

jolly, full of life, loud noisy (adj)

conceited

full of them self, thinks greatly of themself (adj)

disciples

follower of either religious, politics, ...someone who spreads the word (noun.

homely

not attractive/elegant (adj)

humility

someone who is humble opposite of conceited, modest, not bragging (noun)

inane

lack of significance, stupid (adj/noun)

innumerable

infinite, numerous (adj)

monotonous

repetitive, same thing over and over again (noun)

mute

silent, light (noun/adj/verb)

mutiny

rebellion against constituted authority (noun/verb)

nonchalance

casual, lack of concern (noun)

pacifist

does not believe in violence (noun)

premature

when something happens before supposed to (adj)

reciprocal

even exchange (adj)

rile

makes you angry, annoy (verb)

spontaneous

energetic, doing things for no reason, do without thinking, act on impulse (adj)

unscrupulous

without morals, do not care about others (adj)

anoint

to apply oil, ointment, or a similat substance to......

bolster

to support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow cushion

brazen

shameless or impudent

cloister

a secluded quiet place

despicable

deserving of a scorn

eclectic

selecting or choosing from various sources.

excruciating

extremely painful; causing intense suffering, exceedingly elaborate or intense;

exert

to put forth or into use, as power; exercise, as ability or influence

inferno

a very intense and uncontrolled fire

ingenious

marked by inventive skill and imagination

magnitude

greatness of rank or position

miniscule

very small; tiny

misshapen

so badly formed or outa shape; ugly

oblivious

lacking memory, unmindful; unconscious; unaware

pious

commendable , worthy, having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations.

presumptuous

being bold, going beyond what is right or proper

serenade

a complimentary performance of vocal or instrumental music in the open air at night, as by a lover under the window of his lady.

shiftless

lacking in resourcefulness; inefficient; lazy.lacking in incentive, ambition, or aspiration.

vigil

wakefulness maintained for any reason during the normal hours for sleeping.

vigilante

any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime.

communion

a group of people who share the same religion, fellowship

decorous

characterized by dignified propriety in conduct, manners, appearance, character, etc.

eccentric

deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice, etc.; irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd

effulgence

shining forth brilliantly; radiant.

enmity

a feeling or condition of hostility; hatred; ill will; animosity; antagonism, tension towards someone

furtive

taken, done, used, etc., surreptitiously or by stealthsly; shifty manner

gesticulate

to make or use gestures, esp. in an animated or excited manner with or instead of speech.

hiatus

a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series, action, etc.

immure

to enclose within walls.

incredulous

not credulous; disinclined or indisposed to believe; skeptical.

indignant

feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base

interpose

to place between; cause to intervene

martyr

a person who is willingly put to death on behalf of whats right or religion

mortification

humiliation, shame, self- denile, decay

obscure

not clear, difficult to make out

pallor

unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death

pliant

bending readily; flexible; supple; adaptable:

proffer

an offer or proposal, to put before a person for acceptance; offer

specious

thinking something is true when it is not

strident

making loud noises, annoying personality

expeditious

Acting or done with speed and efficiency

extemporaneous

done, spoken, performed, etc., without special advance

inclement

rough, harsh; extreme, severe, stormy,rainy,showing no mercy

oscillate

to swing or move to and fro, between two choices, undecisive

rapacious

given to seizing for plunder or the satisfaction of greed, feeding on live prey

adhere

to stick to or cling 2.) to support or be devoted to

arbitrary

based on impulse or whim, not on a logical reason

autonomy

having independence or self government

coalesce

to grow or come together into one

constituent

1.) a member of a group represented by an elected official 2.) a component part

covert

secret, hidden, or clandestine

deity

a god or goddess

depict

to represent in words or images

disparity

1.) inequality or difference in amount, quality, or rank 2.) unlikeness; incongruity

eschew

to avoid

immanent

inherent; being within the limits of possible experience

inalienable

not capable of being given up or transferred

paradox

a statement or situation that seems to conflict with common sense or contradict itself but that may nevertheless be true

permeate

to flow or spread through; pervade 2.) to pass through the openings or pores of

pervasive

present in all parts of; permeating everywhere ( a __ smell)

piecemeal

bit by bit, gradually

renounce

to reject, give up, or disown

secular

relating to the worldly or temporal; not religious or spiritual

temporal

of, pertaining to, or limited by time

transcendent

1. exceeding usual limits; lying beyond the limits of all possible knowledge or experience 2. beyond comprehension

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