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snarled
to become tangled
rueful
causing sorrow or pity
countenance
the appearance, usually on a face
durst
to be bold enough
mantle
a loose sleeveless cloak/cape
bough
a branch of a tree
officious
offering unwanted help
trifling
a thing of little value
romp
to play or frolic
recitative
pertaining to the nature of recital
panoply
an impressive display
metrical
pertaining to meter or poetic measure
pennants
a flag used on ships
buffet
a blow, usually with the hand or fist
prodigious
extraordinary in size
supercilious
haughtily disdainful
venerable
worthy of respect
barnacles
instruments with two branches
entrails
internal parts, intestines
tarnished
dull, discolored
isinglass
a form of gelatin in fishes
bail
to dip water out of a boat, usually with a bucket
gunnels
small fish
sinews
a tendon
lacerations
a jagged wound or cut
austere
severe in manner, strict
straining
to pull or stretch tight
squelch
to squash
forsooth
humorous
munificence
a generous gift
convulsive
consisting of convulsions
debonair
confident
pare
to trim
evanescence
fading from memory
resonance
sound quality being deep and full
cochineal
red dye
scythe
tool for cutting crops
dappled
marked with spots or round patches
brindled
brownish fur color
dun
greyish brown color