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spurn
to strike at (literally to kick)
adder
snake
lowliness
humility
scorn
to hate, have contempt for
augmented
increased in size
instigations
provocations(to instigate--to urge someone to do something)
redress
to correct or set something right
insurrection
a revolt against authority...especially the government
visage
face, appearance, countenance
affable
pleasant, friendly, at ease when talking to others
semblance
outward appearance, countenance
interpose
to come between
valor
personal bravery; strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness
insuppressive
irrepressible (not able to be repressed, suppressed, held down)
gravity
seriousness
contrive
to scheme; to develop a schrewed, clever plan
augurers
roman religious officials who prophesied future events usually by opening up a bull and studying its insides
imminent
ready to take place, about to happen
counsel
secrets
throng
crowd
petition, suit
a formal written request
amiss
in a mistake way; wrongly
pussiant
powerful
fawn
to flatter, to suck up to
enfranchisement
freedom
firmament
the arch of the sky; the heavens
unassailable
not able to be attacked, doubted or questioned
confounded
confused
mutiny
uproar, rebellion
abide
tolerate patiently, face the consequences of
prostrate
lying face down on the ground in a position of submission
malice
desire to cause pain, injury or distress to another
dignities
offices of state
orations
speech for a formal occasion
discourse
to speak at length