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Gossamer
n A soft sheer gauzy fabric
Livery
n The distinctive dress worn by the members of a particular group; uniform:
Bandy
v To give and receive (words, for example); exchange:
Rapier
n A light, sharp-pointed sword lacking a cutting edge and used only for thrusting.
Shank
n The whole leg of a human.
Unruly
adj Difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule.
Martial
adj Of, relating to, or suggestive of war.
Phaeton
n A light, four-wheeled open carriage, usually drawn by a pair of horses.
Apace
adv At a rapid pace; swiftly.
Behest
n an authoritative command or request
Arbitration
n An informal hearing regarding a dispute. The dispute is judged by a group of people (generally three) who have been selected by an impartial panel. Once a decision has been reached, there is no further appeal process.
Inundate
v To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp
Abate
v To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen.
vestal
adj Chaste; pure.
Idolatry
n Blind or excessive devotion to something.
pox
n misfortune
rancor
n bitter
chide
v scold mildly
sallow
adj yellow complexion
brine
n salt water used for preserving foods
woo
v try to gain
homely
adj plain
intercession
n Entreaty in favor of another, especially a prayer or petition to God in behalf of another.
baleful
adj harmful intent
portentous
adj ominous significance
adversary
n enemy
profane
v abuse
toil
v to work strenously
misadeventured
adj accidental
valiant
adj brave