Part 1.

furlough
a temporary leave of absence from military duty
gubernatorial
relating to the head of a state government
heyday
the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
idolatry
the worship of idols or images that are not God
impregnable
incapable of being attacked or tampered with
indiscriminate
failing to make or recognize distinctions

 

Part 2.

intrigue
a crafty and involved plot to achieve your ends
inviolable
incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
jaunty
having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
leaven
a substance used to produce fermentation in dough
leniency
a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
lien
the right to take and hold the property of a debtor

 

Part 3.

linger
remain present although waning or gradually dying
manacle
confine or restrain with or as if with handcuffs
massacre
the savage and excessive killing of many people
matinee
a theatrical performance held during the daytime
maxim
a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
meld
lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

 

Part 4.

mezzanine
intermediate floor just above the ground floor
mortality
the quality or state of being subject to death
motif
a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work
mum
failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
nattiness
stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
absquatulate
run away, taking something or somebody along

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2020-04-17