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Victuals
food or provisions for human beings
Commenced
to begin; start.
Dismal
causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy.
Ransomed
to obtain the release of by paying a certain price.
Lath
a thin, narrow strip of wood, used with other strips to form latticework, a backing for plaster or stucco, a support for slates and other roofing materials, etc.
Enchantment
the act of enchanting
palavering
idle talk
raspy
harsh, rasping
counterfeit
fake
temperance
self-controled
stanchion
upright beam/support in a window, stall ship ect.
wadding
soft material for packing
hail
to cheer, salute
brash
tactless
lolled
to permit to hang or droop laxly
quicksilver
mercury
speculate
ingage in the buying or selling of goods
abreast
side by side
solemn
grave mood
mournful
feeling or expressing sorrow or grief
rummaging
to search through
derrick
a machine that lifts cargo
berth
a shelf like sleeping space, as on a ship
staving
one of the thin, narrow, pieces of wood from the sides of a cask
petrified
turn to stone
bygones
that which is past
lamented
mourned for
pensive
dreamily or wistfully thoughtful
disposition
natural mental and emotional outlook
feud
a mutual enmity or quarrel that is often prolonged
ornery
mean, stubborn
cavorting
to leap or dance about in a lively manner
mesmerism
hypnotic appeal
phrenology
the study of the conformation that the skull is indicatice of mental faculties and character