acrid
unpleasantly sharp or bitter taste or smell
bastion
a stronghold or fortification
blatant
very obvious
chorister
singer or leader of a choir
clamor
a loud outcry
cordon
a line of people or ships stationed to guard
corpulent
excessively fat
crestfallen
dispirited and depressed
declivities
downward slopes
decorous
exhibiting appropriate behavior or conduct
ebullience
zestful or spirited enthusiasm
efforescence
blooming of flowers
elephantine
the size of an elephant; enormous size/strength
enmity
deep-seated hatred
enterprise
an undertaking or business
epaulettes
a fringed strap worn on military uniforms
fervor
great intensity of emotion
glowered
looked at or stared angrily
hiatus
a gap or interruption in continuity
impervious
incapable of being penetrated or affected
inarticulate
incomprehensible
ineffectual
insufficient to produce an effect; useless
inscrutable
difficult to understand
jeer
to abuse vocally
leviathan
something very large;giant sea creature in the Bible
ludicrous
obviously absurd;foolish
luminous
emitting light
malevolently
having an ill will or wishing harm to others
mutinously
unruly;insubordinate
myopia
nearsightedness
oppressive
using power unjustly
parried
deflected or warded off
quavered
trembled or spoken in a trembling voice
sinewy
lean and muscular
taboo
excluded or forbidden from use or mention
tacit
not spoken
talisman
an object with magical powers
tumult
commotion of a great crowd
vicissitudes
a change or variation