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availed
used to his advantage, made use of
chivalry
a combination of qualities that include courage, generosity, and courtesy
dispatches
messages or official communications sent with speed
etiquette
formally approved requirements for proper behavior in a given situation
hogshead
a large wooden barrel
fervent
very warm or intense
allusion
a passing or casual reference to something, either directly or implied
garrison
a body of troops stationed in a fortified place
grandeur
impressiveness, importance, distinction
infernal
extremely troublesome, annoying; outrageous
insignia
a badge or distinguishing mark of office or honor
liberality
generosity and open-mindedness
schooner
any sailing vessel with both a foremast and a mainmast
sovereignty
supreme and independent power or authority
spontaneous
coming from a natural feeling without effort; unplanned
wretched
characterized by misery and sorrow; miserable
rendezvous
a previously agreed place for a meeting
crimson
deep purplish red
treason
violation of allegiance to one's state; the betrayal of trust or confidence; treachery
motif
a recurring fragment, theme or pattern in a creative work