The Devil and Tom Walker

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Melancholy
gloomy: sad
Persecution
the act or practice of oppressing or harassing with ill treatment, especially because of race, religion, gender, or belifs
Avarice
immoderate desire for wealth; greed
Usurer
one who lends money at interest (big interest)
Speculating
engaging in risky business transaction on the chance of a quick or considerable profit
Propitious
helpful; advantageous
Ostentation
display meant to impress others
Censurer
one who expresses strong disapproval or harsh criticism