Vocab

erudition: learning

seclusion: isolation

gormandizing: gluttonous

rank: grown to excess

ignominiously: disgracefully

reticence: silence

felicitous: suitable

refractory: unmanageable

superciliously: haughtily, contemptuously

sanguinary: bloody

trepidation: fear

ostentatiously: in a showy way

indentures: written contract

dejected: depressed

morose: gloomy

shrew: nagging woman

aberration: mental lapse

subterfuge: deception

mazes: intricate networks

collation: light meal