27 terms

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delusion
false belief held in spite of evidence to the contrary
imminent
likely to happen soon; threatening
mackintosh
rain coat
pariah
despised; outcast
peons
laborers
flout
show open contempt
weir
low dam
provender
food; provisions
alluvium
material deposited such a sand or clay by moving water
fomentations
applications of substances in the treatment of an injury
purified
cleansed; made pure
bowels
intestines
moreover
in addition to; further
nevertheless
in spite of that; however
taciturn
preferring not to talk
rheumatic
suffering from a painful disease of the joints
vestibule
small entrance hall
zenith
highest point
countenance
expression on a person's face
veracity
truthfullness; honesty
guileless
without slyness or cunning
prodigious
enormous
sublimity
noble or exalted state
warrens
mazelike passages
titanic
powerful
tremulous
trembling; quivering
psychopathic
with a dangerous mental disorder