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seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
pillage - plunder
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies