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abbess
the woman head of the convent
bade
past tense of bid:
command or ask
obeisance
bow, curtsy, etc.
homage
anything done to show honor or respect
alabaster
whitish, translucent gypsum (a type of rock)
in spite
even if, in disregard or defiance of
quell
to suppress, to put an end to, extinguish, to vanquish, to subdue
remnant
a remaining, usually small part, quantity, number, or the like
fathom
to comprehend, to understand
pursue
to follow in order to overtake, capture, kill, etc.; chase
merciful
full of mercy
successor
a person or thing that succeeds or follows
inwardly
privately, internally, secretly
fastness
a secure or fortified place; stronghold,
the state of being fixed or firm
reluctant
umwilling
agony
intense physical or mental suffering
perverse
directed away from what is right or good; wicked, bad
steadfast
firm in purpose, resolution, faith, attachment, etc.(a person)
virtue
goodness
fervently
having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.
subtle
difficult to perceive or understand
persist
to continue steadfastly or firmly
frank
direct and straightforward
courtier
a person who is often in attendance at the court of a king or other royal personage
petty
mean or ungenerous in small or trifling things
infirm
feeble or weak in body or health
peat
organic material found in marshy areas used as fuel or fertilizer
magnanimous
generous in forgiving an insult or injury
portent
An indication of something important or calamitous about to occur
monotone
speech in one tone
premonition
A forewarning; a feeling of imminent evil
imminent
likely to occur at any moment; impending
dolorous
grievous; mournful
tapestries
colorful fabrics used for wall hangings, furniture coverings, etc.
impregnable
unconquerable
dais
a raised platform for a throne
undeceived
to free from deception
solace
comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble
attendants
One who waits on another
venison
flesh of a deer or similar animal for food
foraged
to wander or go in search of provisions (supplies of food)
flax
A type of plant of which its fiber is used for weaving
windfalls
Something, such as a ripened fruit, that has been blown down by the wind
encircled
to form a circle around
libation
a pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity (god or goddess)