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shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
jocund - merry
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief