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belied

contradicted or proved false

thwart

to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate

vice

moral weakness

vivacious

lively

prattle

(v) to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble; (n) baby talk, babble

doctrine

(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles

idolatrous

given to intense or excessive devotion to something

paternal

relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent

cant

insincere talk about religion or morals

humbug

something intended to deceive

solicitude

concern

sequester

set apart from others

heave

rise and move, as in waves or billows

ferment

a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

stagnation

motionlessness; inactivity

peal

A loud burst of noise

damper

a depressing restraint

staid

unemotional; serious

vapid

dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force

deem

(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion

pliability

flexibility

parlour

a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax

belfry

bell tower; room in which a bell is hung

holly

any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges

russet

a reddish brown homespun fabric

causeway

pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles

stile

a set or series of steps for crossing a fence or wall

keenly

eagerly,sharply

attest

testify; bear witness

vale

a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

rookery

a large group of birds together raising their young; a nesting colony

dale

an open river valley (in a hilly area)

sough

to make a moaning or sighing sound

efface

remove completely from recognition or memory

crag

a steep rugged rock or cliff

bole

the main stem of a tree

din

the act of making a noisy disturbance

tenant

occupy as a tenant

belated

delayed

hedge

a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

canine

dog

deuce

the devil; a severe expression of anger

predicament

difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma

meddle(officious)

interfere

ireful

feeling or showing extreme anger

homage

respect

gallantry

the qualities of a hero or heroine

incarnate

make concrete and real

shun

avoid and stay away from deliberately

hoary

very old; whitish or gray from age

raiment

clothes

scrutiny

examination; inspection; review

disposed

behaviorally inclined

trampling

stamping

heath

tract of wasteland

pollard

a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage

fitful

irregular

kindle

cause to start burning

quell

suppress or crush completely

fetters

chains

repine

fret; complain

absolve

to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt

orb

circle

zenith

highest point

aspire

to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend

suffice

be enough, adequate, or sufficient; serve; do

genial

diffusing warmth and friendliness

grate

a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

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