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  • ironmongery -    a dealer in metal hardware, locks, etc. 
  • unhallowed -      unholy; not religious
  • ramparts -          fortification; a mound of earth raised around a place
  • entreaty -            to ask urgently
  • trifle -                  something of very little value
  • morose -            gloomy
  • impropriety -      an improper act or remark
  • resolute -            determined; firmly set opinion
  • homage -           giving respect to; to hold in high regard
  • facetious -          joking - often inappropriately
  • brazier -             a metal receptacle for holding coals to heat a room
  • misanthropic -   a hater of humankind
  • garret -               an attic
  • congenial -        sympathetic; agreeable
  • irresolution -      uncertain how to act or proceed
  • balustrades -     a row of balusters (upright supports) topped by a rail
  • waistcoat -         similar to a man's vest
  • caustic -             corrosive; sharp
  • waggish -          mischievous; humorous
  • remorse -          a distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs
  • benevolence -  charitable; an act of kindness
  • apparition -       a supernatural appearance; a ghost
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