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Stockade
a defensive barrier made of strong posts or timbers driven upright side by side into the ground
Concubine
a woman who cohabits with a man without being legally married to him
Sojourn
a temporary stay; a brief period of residence
Amassed
to gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Inveigled
to win over, flattery, or artful talk
Chattels
an article of moveable personal property
Clarion
loud and clear
Restive
uneasily impatient/under restriction
Imperious
arrogantly domineering
Minions
an obsequious follower or dependant
Fawned
to show affection; used especially in the case of a dog
Lithe
easily bent or flexed
OBlation
the act of making a religious offering
Meddling
for one to interest themselves in another's business
Shirkers
one who goes stealthily; who evades their duties
Patrimony
property inherited from one's father or passed down from one's ancestors; an inheritance
Fodder
food for cattle
Tyro
a beginning or learner in anything; one who is learning or who has mastered the rudiments only of any branch of knowledge; a novice
Mite
any small coin of low value
Glowering
to look angrily or crossly; to scowl
Quittance
something given as requital or recompense; repayment
Ruffians
tough or rowdy fellow
Impudently
characterized by offensive boldness or insolence
Compunction
a strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt
Gabble
rapid, incoherent, or meaningless speech