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Chapter Thirteen

abducted · kidnapped

adamant · forceful

adverse · unfavorable

advocate · supporter

affinity · preference

affluent · wealthy

aggregated · collected

aloof · standoffish

animated · overly lively

apprehend · perceive

artifacts · relics

artisan · craftsman

aspersions · slanderous insults

assailed · attacked

austere · simple

avenge · take vengeance for

aversion · dislike

belied · contradicted

bereft · without

buffet · strike

burnished · polished

canny · shrewd

capacious · roomy

cleaved · stuck

coerce · force

complacent · unconcerned

conceding · accepting

concise · exact

confounded · confused

constrained · restricted

conundrum · problem

coup · takeover

credulity · willingness to believe

culmination · climax

onerous · troublesome

opulent · fancy

ostentatious · showy

palette · range

pliable · flexible

privation · being deprived

propriety · appropriate behavior

refurbishing · renovating

reluctance · hesitance

repudiating · refusing to accept

repulse · drive away

restive · resistant to control

solicitous · concerned

speculative · guesswork

stingy · cheap

stolid · unemotional

subjugated · subdue

sublime · glorious

surrogate · substitute

tenable · able to be held

tractable · controllable

unpalatable · distasteful

vituperating · condemning

zealous · impassioned

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