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rabble - mob; noisy crowd
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
appall - dismay; shock deeply
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave