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Chapter 19

aggrieved · distressed

ambled · walked in a leisurely way

amorous · in love

belligerently · aggressively and angrily

captivated · charmed

catalyzed · brought about or inspired

chagrin · humiliation or disappointment

cherished · nurtured or appreciated

chided · scolded

circumstantial · related but inessential

complicit · associated with a wrongful act

condone · excuse

debase · corrupt or lower in status

defamatory · causing distress

denouncing · accusing

deplore · regret or lament

entailed · involved

execrable · detestable or wretched

fidelity · faithfulness

impassive · showing no emotion

implacable · unstoppable

implicit · unexpressed

inhibited · restrained

insipid · dull

meritorious · deserving honor

obdurate · stubborn

obtuse · dull or stupid

pariah · outcast

perfidious · faithless

plausibly · believably

rebuff · brush off

repulsive · arousing disgust

speculative · inconclusive

sully · make dirty

torrid · scorching or passionate

transgressions · acts going beyond set limits

venomous · poisoned or spiteful

vile · repulsive

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