sift = filter; sieve

squander = to waste money, time, etc. in a stupid or careless way

  He squandered all his money on gambling.

  She squandered her chances of winning.

  He just squandered his talent.

absolution = forgiveness

            You want absolution? Go catch some spies.

sanctity = holiness

            the sancity of your order

abundance = a very large quantity of something

            abundance of the seas

attune = accustom

            They are attuned to the desert.

fierce = ferocious

            They are fierce, but loyal

thimbleful = bit; drop

            more than thimbleful of water a day.

concubine = a woman who lives with a man but has lower status than his wife or wives; mistress

            Your concubine is dead.

ominous = giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happen; threateningly inauspicious; sinister

            slow ominous music playing

quench = satisfy (a desire)

unquenchable = insatiable; not able to be quenched.

            like unquenchable fire

shrine  = a holy palace

tame = domesticate; train

            They were meant to tame the planet

set off = cause a bomb or alarm to go off; trigger

            Someone set off a thumper

countenance = support; approval

            They have my countenance

invoke = call on (a deity or spirit) in prayer, as a witness, or for inspiration.

            I invoke amtal.

amtal rule = testing to destruction

lamentation = the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.

            Dramatic lamentation music playing