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Vocab V

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avail
to result in; to be of use or advantage to; to make use of
discourse
a formal, orderly, and extended expression of thought; the verbal exchange of ideas
derive
to receive from a source, to originate
infernal
relating to the dead or hell; devilish
indifference
lack of caring
temperament
an attitude, a manner of behaving
faculty
the ability to act or do
remorselessly
without feelings of distress or guilt
lurid
glowing; harshly shocking, revolting
perpetrate
to bring about, to carry out
quell
to subdue; to crush
rebuke
a reprimand, scolding, punishment
sustenance
means of living, source of nourishment
pervade
to become diffused throughout every part of
singular
uncommon, peculiar
amenable
agreeable, cooperative
verily
truly, with accuracy and confidence
quietude
peace of tranquility
intimate
to hint or suggest obscurely
peremptory
absolute and final; commanding
alchemy
medieval chemical philosophy aimed at trying to change metal into gold, cure all diseases, and lengthen human life
sojourn
visity, stay
apprehension
suspicion or fear of future or unknown evil; the act of perceiving or comprehending; a legal seizure
avenge
to retaliate or take revenge for an injury or crime
efficacy
effectiveness, efficiency