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Sagacity

wise, shrewdness

Interlocutor

a person who takes part in a conversation or dialogue; interrogator

Compatriots

a native or inhabitant of one's own country; fellow countrymen

Perfidy

an act or instance of faithlessness or treachery; deliberate breach of faith or trust

Reprehensions

censure, reprimand

Calumniators

to make false and malicious statements about; slander

Chimeras

dream, fantasy, delusion

Coalition

combination or alliance

Novices

a person who is new to the circumstances; beginner

Amorous

of or pertaining to love

Avarice

insatiable greed for riches

Indemnified

compensated

Chancellor

a secretary to a king or noble, a priest in charge of a chancery

Antipathy

aversion, disklike

Apostrophized

find a fault or upbraid severly

Promulgated

put into operation, make known by open declaration

Rendezvous

meeting

Sonorous

loud, deep resonant sound

Physiognomist

the outward appearance that gives insight into the character

Polemic

a controversial argument or discussion

Orthodox

customary, conventional, conforming to standard beliefs

Lugubrious

gloomy, dismal

Ingrate

ungrateful

Soubrette

maid, lady's servant

Contiguous

touching, in contact

Vouchsafing

allowing or permitting

Culpable

deserving of blame

Phlegmatic

calm, not easily exicted

Perspicuous

lucid, clearly expressed

Magnanimity

act of generosity or nobility

Conjugal

pertaining to marriage

Laconic

using few words, brief, concise

Capuchins

friars belonging to the Franciscan order

Catarrh

inflammation of the respiratory tract

Dissimulation

hypocrisy, concealing under a false pretense

Peregrination

travel from one place to another, especially on foot

Ennui

boredom, feeling of utter weariness

Infamy

extremely bad reputation

Candor

frank, sincere, pure

Lucid

easily understood, clear

Novitiate

a novice, a beginner in anything

Stupefaction

stunned, overwhelming amazement

Complicity

being an accomplice

Affectation

conspicuous manner

Equerry

an officer of a royal household who tends to the horses

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