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Abashed
- adj. ashamed, embarrassed, shocked, taken aback
Adversity
- noun. Hardship, distress,
Anomalous
- adj. out of the ordinary, not expected, standard
Bourgeois
- characteristic of middle class, values
Concupiscence-
formal noun, strong sexual desire, lust
Exemplary-
best of it’s kind,
Indulgences-
noun, piece of paper that you bought from priest to get you out of some years of hell
Joust-
noun, form of combat in medieval times, one man knocks other down
Licentious-
adj. promiscuous/ unprincipled in sexual matters, had a license to act unmoral
Lugubrious-
adj., mournful, sad, tragic, overdone,
Malady
illness or disease, mental or physical
Middle English-
1050-1475 of English 12th through 15th
Motley-
adj. varied in appearance or character, many colors
Pantheon-
noun temple dedicated to the gods, circular
Prudence-
noun, wisdom, thoughtfulness, having good judgment
Purgatory-
noun, place where souls of sinners that go there before going to heaven, people are redeemable
Renaissance-
noun, period between 14th through 16th century, learning after dark ages
Ribald-
referring to sexual matters in a rude way, dirty jokes
Sanguine-
lots of color in face, cheerful personality
Supplication-
earnest prayer, ask for forgiveness,
Tantalize-
verb, teasing with sight of something unobtainable
Venery-
noun, sexual indulgence and hunting and female companion
Wanton-
sexually immodest
Yeoman-
noun, freeholder, land owner, middle class