illegible

not clear enough to be read

illuminate

to light up or help to clarify or explain

immigrate

come to live permanently in a foreign country

impressive

evoking admiration through size, quality, or skill: grand, imposing, or awesome

independent

free from outside control; not depending on another’s authority

intense

of extreme force, degree, or strength

intercept

block (someone or something) so as to prevent them from continuing to a destination

investigate

make a check to find out something

jubilation

a feeling of great happiness and triumph

kin

one’s family and relations

luxurious

extremely comfortable, elegant, or enjoyable, especially in a way that involves great expense

major

important, serious, or significant

miniature

of a much smaller size than normal; very small

minor

lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance

mischief

playful misbehavior or troublemaking, especially in children

monarch

a sovereign head of state, especially a king, queen, or emperor

moral

concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior and the goodness or badness of human character

myth

a widely held but false belief or idea

narrator

a person who delivers a commentary accompanying a movie, broadcast, piece of music, etc

navigate

plan and direct the route or course of a ship, aircraft, or other form of transportation, especially by using instruments or maps

negative

(of a person, attitude, or situation) not desirable or optimistic

nonchalant

(of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm

numerous

great in number; many

oasis

a pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult, troubled, or hectic place or situation

occasion

a special or noteworthy event, ceremony, or celebration

opposed

disapproving of or disagreeing with

ordinary

with no special or distinctive features; normal

overthrow

remove forcibly from power

pardon

forgive or excuse (a person, error, or offense)

passage

the process of transition from one state to another

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