a man of elevated rank or station; especially : a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the first rank
Grandees
a shrine in which a deity reveals hidden knowledge or the divine purpose through such a person
Oracle
: hesitant, uncertain
Tentative
to assert the contrary of : take issue with <contradict a rumor> <She contradicted her brother's account of what happened.>
Contradicted
to make amends
Atone
expressive of repentance
Repentant
not clearly expressed
Vaguely
: worthy of contempt
Contemptible
: a leaf, stipule, or stem modified into a slender spirally coiling sensitive organ serving to attach a climbing plant to its support
Tendrils
: one that cries:
Crier
: to flow in a small stream or in drops
Trill
: one designated as the agent of another
Emissary
: full of wiles
Wily
wild in appearance
Haggard
to show devoted deferential honor to : regard as worthy of great honor
Revered
archaic
Intoxicating
: to rise and fall actively : toss <a ship surging in heavy seas>
Surged
: to climb awkwardly (as by scrambling) <clambered over the rocks> <The monkeys clamber and leap through the trees with great agility.>
Clambered
having a definite hardness or severity of nature or manner
Sternly
the make or form of something
Fashion
an act of bidding farewell
Valediction
a philosophy : a theory that all phenomena (as matter or motion) can be explained as manifestations of force
Dynamism
: feeling or showing aversion, hesitation, or unwillingness <reluctant to get involved>; also : having or assuming a specified role unwillingly <a reluctant hero>
Reluctant
any of various usually small hawks (family Accipitridae) with long narrow wings and often a notched or forked tail
Kite
: a tumultuous outpouring : rush
Torrents
in a faulty way
Amiss
: a final proposition, condition, or demand; especially : one whose rejection will end negotiations and cause a resort to force or other direct action
Ultimatum
governed or characterized
Capricious
: a dust-laden wind on the Atlantic coast of Africa in some seasons
Harmattan
1 a : to hover threateningly : menace b : to be about to occur <the impending trial>
Impending
marked by intense emotion, activity, or instability <feverish excitemen
Feverishly
: to divest of a body, of corporeal existence, or of reality
Disembodied
: diligence in an employment or pursuit; especially : steady or habitual effort
Industry
marked by or disposed to doing good <a benevolent donor>
Benevolent
a archaic : to arouse to a feeling or action
Provoked
to take away the peace or tranquility of : disturb, alarm <were disquieted by recent events
Disquieting
: producing a strong or clear impression on the senses : sharp, intense; specifically : producing distinct mental images <a vivid description>
Vividly
extreme disgust and hatred : loathing <a crime regarded with abomination>
Abomination
: the last remaining part : vestige —usually used in plural <the last dregs of fuel>
Dregs
: abundantly and often extravagantly rich and varied
Luxuriant
to come to know or recognize mentally <unable to discern his motives>
Discerned
: having or wielding force, authority, or influence : powerful
Potent
harm or evil
Malevolent