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ambiguous
vague,uncertain
auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances
calumnious
slanderous
censure
condemnation,strong disapproval
countenance
facial expression
crescent
increasing,growing,waxing (as the moon)
entreated
asked earnestly,pleaded
grapple
hand-to-hand combat
imminent
about too happen
impart
to give; to make known
jocund
cheerful,mild
levies
enlistment of troops for military service;tax collections
obsequious
dutiful,devoted;in current usage,overly submissive or servile
perchance
perhaps,possibly
pith
essence
portentous
ominous;arousing awe
rank
growing excessively;strongly offensive
requite
to pay back
truant
idle,neglectful of duty
visage
appearance
wax
to grow or become
affectation
striving for an effect to impress others;a pretense or display
distemper
ill humor,ailment
firmament
the sky;the heavens
fordoes
destroys
melancholy
sadness,depression
paragon
model of excellence
pastoral
literary work that portrays country life in an idealized manner
pate
head
perusal
careful examination
pestilent
dangerous to society;infectious;very harmful
sovereign
supreme
tediousness
slow movement or progression;in current usage,dullness
tribute
payment from one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission ar as the price of protection
vouchsafe
be gracious enough to give
wonted
customary,usual
writ
a formal legal document ordering or prohibiting an action
bulwark
defensive wall or embankment;fortification
capon
castrated rooster fattened to be eaten
contagion
poison;in current usage,a disease transmitted by direct or indirect contact;a harmful,corrupting influence
fawning
attempting to please through flattery and servile behavior
inexplicable
hard or impossible to explain
insolence
disrespectful speech or behavior;arrogance
mischance
an unfortunate occurrence;bad luck
portal
doorway,entrance
prating
chattering;talking foolishly
commune
to converse intimately;to exchange thoughts and feelings
conjectures
guesses,speculation
exhort
to urge strongly
garrisoned
occupied by troops
importunate
insistent in asking or demanding
providence
foresight;prudent management
battlements
low walls built on top of castle walls with open spaces for shooting
cudgel
to beat
extolment
high praise
flagon
a container with a handle and spout used for holding wine and other liquids
germane
pertinent and fitting
ordnance
cannon,artillery
palpable
easily perceived,obvious;evident
sexton
church employee responsible for upkeep of property and digging graves
verity
conformity to truth
willfully
deliberately,of one's own free will