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contend
1
ability to compete
1
harried
1
harassed
1
buffet
1
too keep/ a blow from any source
moor
1
a spot to keep a boat that isn't a dock
1
insolent
presumptuou and insulting in a manner or speech; arrogant
primal
2
first
2
pine
to feel a lingering, often nostalgic desire
indignation
anger aroused by something unjust, mean, or unworthy
restitution
the act of restoring to the rightful owner something that has been taken away, lost, or surrendered
divine
god-like
indifferent
3
biased, unfair
hekatomb
big sacrifice
harangued
to make a long speech
devilment
devilish behavior
insidious
treachorous
roving
4
traveling
desolation
lonely grief
annihilation
complete destruction
jostling
to bump
pensive
thinking deeply
vexed
5
annoyed
revel
to wake up
subtle
soft, calm
conjure
to call on something
vigil
a watch kept during sleeping hours
remiss
lacking
eddying
whirlpooling
tarry
wait/ hold up
supplication
to ask for humbly or earnestly
flout
to show boat
laundered
cleaned
palisades
spires
auspacious
welcoming, good
abashed
to make ashamed or uneasy
devoutly
full of belief
contrive
to think up
marshal
coralled like a horse
bane
a warrior who kills
ponderous
heavy
brazen
bold, made of brass
boon
prayed
guile
cunning
mutinous
rebelious
muster
gathering
entreat
request
prudence
caution, ability to decide well
constrained
force
prodigious
unnatural
disconsolate
sad, gloomy
chided
scolded
fathomless
too deep to be measured
pinioned
the wing of the bird
assuage
to make less intense
stealth
the ast of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way
impalpable
difficult to perceive or grasp by the mind
maudlin

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THE REST OF THE FLASHCARDS
ARE FROM BOOKS 19-24
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effusively or tearfully sentimental
ruses
a deceptive maneuver
impervious
incapable of being penetrated
bemuse
to cause to be bewildered
furrowed
to dig a trench
convey
to take or carry from one place to another; transport
exultation
the act or condition of rejoicing greatly
begot
to father; sire
hectoring
to behave like a bully, swagger
obstinacy
the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
commandeered
to take arbitrarily or by force
sniveling
to sniff ones nose
adversities
enemies
indulgence
spoils
faltered
to move ineptly or haltingly; stumble
runnel
a narrow channel or course, as for water
implacable
impossible to appease
aegis
sponsorship; patronage
pell-mell
in a jumbled, confused matter; helter skelter
trulls
a woman prostitute
tumult
the din and commotion of a great crowd
lopped
cut off
pliant
easily bent or flexed
winnowing
to separate the chaff from (grain) by means of a current of air
sallied
to rush out or leap forth suddenly
asphodel
in greek poetry and mytholgy, the flowers of hades and the dead, sacred to persephone
wrought
physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something
unguent
a salve for soothing or healing; an ointment
foray
a sudden raid or military advance
arbiter
one chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue