Official aristocratic title conferred on some Spanish nobility
Grandees
A priest or priestess acting as a medium for a god or goddess
Oracle
Not certain or fixed
Tentative
Assert the opposite of a statement made by someone
Contradicted
Make amends or reparation
Atone
Expressing or feeling sincere regret and remorse
Repentant
Involving or requiring strenuous effort
Arduous
In a way that is uncertain, indefinite, or unclear
Vaguely
Deserving contempt
Contemptible
A slender threadlike appendage of a climbing plan
Tendrils
A quavering or vibratory sound, especially a rapid alternation of sung or played notes
Trill
A person sent on a special mission, usually as a diplomatic representative
Emissary
Skilled at gaining an advantage
Wily
Looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry, or suffering
Haggard
Feel deep respect or admiration for something
Revered
Exhilarating or exciting
Intoxicating
Increased suddenly and powerfully
Surged
Climb, move, or get in or out of something in an awkward and laborious way
Clambered
In a serious and severe manner, especially when asserting authority or exercising discipline
Sternly
A popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior
Fashion
The action of saying farewell
Valediction
The quality of being characterized by vigorous activity and progress
Dynamism
Unwilling and hesitant
Reluctant
A toy consisting of a light frame with thin material stretched over it, flown in the wind at the end of a long string
Kite
A strong and fast-moving stream of water or other liquid
Torrents
Not quite right
Amiss
A final demand or statement of terms, the rejection of which will result in retaliation or a breakdown in relations
Ultimatum
Gven to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
Capricious
A dry, dusty easterly or northeasterly wind on the West African coast, occurring from December to February
Harmattan
Be about to happen
Impending
In a frenetically excited or energetic manner
Feverishly
separated from or existing without the body
Disembodied
economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories
Industry
well meaning and kindly
Benevolent
deliberately make (someone) annoyed or angry
Provoked
inducing feelings of anxiety or worry
Disquieting
in a way that produces powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
Vividly
a thing that causes disgust or hatred
Abomination
the remnants of a liquid left in a container, together with any sediment or grounds
Dregs
rich and profuse in growth
Luxuriant
perceive or recognize (something)
Discerned
having great power, influence, or effect
Potent
having or showing a wish to do evil to others. "the glint of dark, malevolent eyes"
Malevolent
not having or showing foresight; spendthrift or thoughtless
Improvident
amusement, especially as expressed in laughter
Mirth
wildly excited or uncontrolled
Frenzied
a cup-shaped receptacle made of hard material, in which ingredients are crushed or ground, used especially in cooking or pharmacy
Mortar
Abrupt and curt in manner or speech
Brusqueness
forbidding or uninviting
Grim
able to be shown to be right or reasonable; defensible
Justifiable
making great demands on one's skill, attention, or other resources
Exacting
having or showing tenacity and grim persistence
Dogged
be incompatible or at variance
Conflicted
lacking in quantity or quality
Meagre
a much thickened underground part of a stem or rhizome, e.g., in the potato, serving as a food reserve and bearing buds from which new plants arise
Tubers
strange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling way
Uncanny
assuming power or authority without justification
Imperious
in an initial stage; beginning to happen or develop
Incipient
lack of good sense
Folly
skill or expertise in a particular activity or field
Prowess