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indulgence

the action or fact of indulging.

2

analogy

a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.

3

immorality

the state or quality of being immoral; wickedness.

4

sequester

isolate or hide away.

5

jargon

special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.

6

conspire

make secret plans jointly to commit an unlawful or harmful act.

7

ineffable

too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.

8

obdurate

stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action.

9

frugality

the quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness.

10

tranquility

the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.

11

allotted

give or apportion (something) to someone as a share or task.

12

pedigree

the record of descent of an animal, showing it to be purebred.

13

superficial

existing or occurring at or on the surface.

14

anecdote

a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.

15

benevolent

well meaning and kindly.

16

perpendicular

at an angle of 90° to a given line, plane, or surface.

17

constancy

the quality of being faithful and dependable.

18

impede

delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder.

19

decent

conforming with generally accepted standards of respectable or moral behavior.

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manifest

clear or obvious to the eye or mind.