English vocab

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augury

omen; prophecy

baseness

quality of lacking higher values

beguile

to deceive; mislead

chasten

to discipline, to use punishment to correct behavior

gravity

seriousness, importance

grievous

severe suffering or sorrow; serious, grave

guile

deceitfulness, duplicity

infernal

relating to hell

marred

something gamaged or defaced

opprobrium

disgrace and reproach as a result of bad conduct

portent

a sign or forewarning

rend

to tear violently, to split

requite

to make repayment or to return

tempestuous

turbulent, stormy

trifling

not significant; frivolous

vexation

discomfort; distress

woe

great sorrow, grief, misfortune

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