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scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
abut - border upon; adjoin
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
credence - belief
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor