Unit 7

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austereharsh, rigorous, simple, severe or stern in manner
beneficent performing acts of kindness or charity; doing good
cadaverouspale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
concoctto make up, or create; to plan or prepare
crasscoarse, unfeeling; stupid
debaseto lower in character, quality, or value; to cheapen or corrupt
desecrateto contaminate, to pollut, profane, to commit sacrilege upon; usually deals with something sacred or holy
disconcertto confuse, to disturb the composure of; to upset or rattle
grandiosemajestic, grand in an impressive or stately way; pompous
infractiona breaking of a law or obligation, violation, transgression
mitigateto make milder or softer, to lessen/alleviate
pillageto rob of goods open by force; the act of looting; to sack
prateto talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
punctiliousvery careful and exact, precise
redoubtableinspiring fear or awe; eminent; illustrious
reproveto find fault with, scold, rebuke
restitutionreturning something to its rightful owner; restoration; reimbursement
stalwartsturdy; brave; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
vulnerableopen to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected

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