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Sirocco
Strong southerly wind that originates in the Sahara and N. African regions
wind
Monotony
Continuation without variation
"the dessert, with its endless monotony put him to dreaming"
Tether
the cable or leash that attaches two things together
the animals were being freed from their tethers
Tracts
Short written work, usually of a political or religios nature
men began to reject simple things and to write tracts, interpretations, and philispohical studies
Recount
narrate or give a detailed account of
the arabs recounted the legend of a boy who had turned himself into the wind
Agitated
troubled emotionally or usually deeply
but my heart is agitated. IT has extremes, it gets emotional, it's become passionate
Disciple
someone who beleives and helps to dpread the doctrine of another
jesus's disciples
Centurion
A Roman officer in command of a century (a unit of soldiers)
Despite the fact that he was a Roman centurion, he converted to their faith
Avidly
eager and enthusiastic
he lsitened avidly to what his heart had to say
Scarab
An egyptian dung beetle
The scarab beetles are a symbol of God
Sacristy
a room for storage of sacred vessles
there was a sycamore growing out of the rooms of the sacristy
Alchemy
The art of changing any metal into gold or silver
Infidel
a person who does not beleive in your God
Scabbard
A sheath for a sword, dagger, or bayonet
the scabbard was embossed in silver, and the handle was blaack
Treasonous
having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
benedict arnold
conspire
to join a secret agreemnent
elixir
a substance that changes metals into gold; a potion
elixir of life
Scimitar
A saber gaving a curved blade with the edge on the convex side ad used cheifly by Arabs and Turks
saber
Contemplate
to think deeply about
he was content simply to contemplate the desert
brandish
to shake or wave menacingly
the same hand that had brandished the sword now has a whip
fixedly
securely placed or fastened
there had been one who stared fixedly at the kid
dialect
a variety of languages used by different groups
Flourish
to grow
the game will once again flourish
Prognostication
an indication in advance
be careful wit your prognostications. when something is written there is no way to change.