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carp
freshwater fish
assay(s)
the action or process of trying
purport
that which is conveyed or expressed, especially by a formal document; bearing, effect; meaning, substance
perusal
survey, examination, scrutiny
ecstasy
the state of being 'beside oneself,' thrown into a frenzy with anxiety, fear, or passion
haviour
the action of having or bearing oneself; behaviour, manner
levies
to levy: to collect an assessment, duty, tax, etc.
impotence
lack of strength or power to perform; weakness; helplessness
dominion(s)
the power or right of governing; sovereign authority; lordship, rule, control
beautified
to beautify: to render beauteous or beautiful; to embellish, make fair
prescript(s)
that which is prescribed or laid down as a rule; an ordinance, rule, law, precept, command
fishmonger
one who deals in fish
carrion
a dead body, corpse, carcass
dead flesh of man or beast, unfit for food
slander(s)
the utterance of false statements concerning a person or misrepresentation of his actions; defamation
strumpet
an unchaste woman, a prostitute
firmament
the arch or vault of heaven overhead, in which the clouds and stars appear; the sky/heavens
paragon
a pattern or model of excellence
quintessence
the 5th essence of ancient philosophy, supposed to be the substance of which the heavenly bodies were composed and latent in all things
epitaph
inscription upon a tomb
sometimes something describing the pith of someone dead, as though to be inscribed on his tomb
bodkin
a short pointed weapon, a dagger
conceit
that which is conceived in the mind, an idea/thought/notion
offal
the parts that are cut off when dressing the carcass of an animal killed for food (so, the guts, head, tail, etc.)
drab
a dirty and untidy woman; a slut; a prostitute