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offend
verb:- cause to feel resentment or indignation; hurt the feelings of; strike with disgust or revulsion; act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
omen
noun:- a sign of something about to happen; verb indicate by signs
oppress
verb:- come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; cause to suffer
option
noun:- one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited; the act of choosing or selecting
ordeal
noun:- a primitive method of determining a person's guilt or innocence by subjecting the accused person to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under divine control; escape was usually taken as a sign of innocence; a severe or trying experience
origin
noun:- properties attributable to your ancestry; the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero; an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events; the descendants of one individual; the place where something begins, where it springs into being
pasture
noun:- a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock; animal food for browsing or grazing; verb feed as in a meadow or pasture; let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
peculiar
adj.:- characteristic of one only; distinctive or special; markedly different from the usual; beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; unique or specific to a person or thing or category
perceive
verb:- become conscious of; to become aware of through the senses
peril
noun:- a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; a state of danger involving risk; verb put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position; pose a threat to; present a danger to
perish
verb:- pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
permit
noun:- large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies; the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization; a legal document giving official permission to do something; verb consent to, give permission; allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting; make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
pioneer
noun:- one the first colonists or settler in a new territory; someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art; verb open up and explore a new area; open up an area or prepare a way; take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
pledge
noun:- a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event; someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group; a deposit of personal property as security for a debt; a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; verb promise solemnly and formally; bind or secure by a pledge; give as a guarantee; pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals; propose a toast to
plume
noun:- a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament; the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds; verb form a plume; deck with a plume; dress or groom with elaborate care; clean with one's bill; be proud of; rip off; ask an unreasonable price