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The action of damaging the purity or appearance of something
formal release from guilt, obligation, or punishment
a wreath of flowers and leaves, worn on the head or hung as a decoration
a thing that causes disgust or loathing
A large group of people
The action of pacifying someone by acceding to their demands
a person making a humble or earnest plea to someone in power or authority
a tube used to convey liquid upwards from a reservoir and then down to a lower level of its own accord
a drink poured out as an offering to a deity
the killing of one's mother
Purification or cleansing
a small fleet of boats or ships
die, especially in a violent or sudden way
escape or avoid, especially by guile or trickery
A stringed instrument of the harp family used to accompany a reader or singer of poetry
slowly decay or disintegrate, especially because of neglect
habitually associate with (someone), typically with the disapproval of others
To make void
a person who helps another commit a crime
pour something out
A body established to settle certain types of dispute.
The communication of disease from one person or organism to another by close contact
A right or privilege officially granted to a person or a group by a government
showing a lack of respect for God or religion.
a defensive wall
the area within the walls or perceived boundaries of a particular building or place.
a priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in classical antiquity.
an archer's portable case for holding arrows
A heap of combustible material, especially one for burning a corpse as part of a funeral ceremony
bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standing
Cause severe and extensive damage to
military weapons, ammunition, equipment, and stores.
Thick liquid medicine, especially cough mixture
a large undulating mass of something, typically cloud, smoke, or steam
the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect
extreme physical or mental suffering
to make someone a slave
Contaminate or pollute
Send away from a country or state as an official punishments
punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong
Inflict harm in return for (an injury or wrong done to oneself)
A mountain range in Southeast Greece, sacred to Dionysus
guilty of or involving betrayal or deception
abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse.
the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn
display (something) ostentatiously, especially in order to provoke envy or admiration or to show defiance.
An official order that has the force of law
a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles.
Never ending or changing
Crouch down in fear
False and malicious
A supreme ruler, especially a monarch
Have a long, complicated dispute or argument
The action of causing someone or something to undergo a form of treatment
the state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening around one
beg someone earnestly or desperately to do something
severe mental or physical pain or suffering
sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane
speaking irreverently about God or sacred things
Liquefied by heat
Mischief or rash behavior
a city state in ancient Greece, especially as considered in its ideal form for philosophical purposes
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