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Patrimony
An estate inherited from one’s father or ancestors. Anything that is inherited
Minstrel
A musician, poet, singer, comedian. A Medieval singer that accompanies himself on a string instrument
Affliction
A state of pain, distress or grief; burden. Mental or bodily pain
Insolence
rude or impertinent behavior or speech
Reproof
The act of reproving, censoring, rebuking, disapproving
Havoc
Great destruction, devastation. To devastate.
Warp
To bend or twist out of shape. To distort from the truth, bias
Audacity
Shameless boldness, nerve. Boldness with arrogant or confident disregard for personal safety
Bier
A coffin along with its stand
Gallant
brave, spirited, noble-minded, chivalrous
Opiate
A sedative, narcotic. Medicine for inducing sleep and relieving pain
Brazen
Shameless, impudent. Made of or looking like brass
Desolation
Devastation, ruin, loneliness. The state of being desolated
Precedence
The fact, state, or right of preceding; priority
Perceive
To become aware of, know, or identify by means of the senses
Annihilation
Total and utter destruction
Uncouth
crude, unrefined, awkward, clumsy, ungraceful
Engender
to create, cause, procreate. “Hatred engenders violence”
Confer
to consult together; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation. to bestow upon as a gift, favor, honor
Irk
to irritate, annoy, or exasperate
Hawsers
A cable or rope used in mooring or towing a ship
Flout
to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mock
Prudence
caution with regard to practical matters; discretion. attentiveness to possible hazards
Requite
to give or do in return. To make repayment or return for, to make retaliation for. Repay, compensate, revenge
Vexing
To annoy, as with petty importunities; bother
Malice
desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another. Ill will, spite, animosity, malevolence,
Haunch
the fleshy part of the body about the hip, a hindquarter of an animal
Beseech
to implore urgently, to beg eagerly for; solicit, to make urgent appeal
Heifer
a young cow over one year old that has not produced a calf
Surfeit
excess; an excessive amount. to indulge to excess in anything
Bedeck
To cover something or someone with decorations; to adorn
Doldrums
the state of boredom, malaise, apathy or lack of interest
Infallible
absolutely trustworthy or sure, unfailing in effectiveness or operation
Sojourn
a short stay, vacation, to stay for a short while
Rapine
the violent seizure and carrying off of another's property; plunder. the act of despoiling a country in warfare
Divination
prophecy, the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means
Brawny
muscular, strong, burly, robust. Possessing physical strength and weight.
Glutton
a person who eats and drinks excessively or voraciously
Muster
to assemble as for battle, display, inspection, orders, or discharge. “He mustered all his courage.” to come together; collect; assemble; gather.
Lament
to feel or express sorrow or regret for
Abject
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched. 2 mean, vile
Amphora
A two-handled jar with a narrow neck used by the ancient Greeks and Romans to carry wine or oil.
Carouse
to drink deeply and frequently, to engage in drunken revel
Pillage
to strip ruthlessly of money or goods by open violence, as in war; plunder
Vengeance
the desire for revenge