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resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat