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salient
adj. conspicuous;noticable
accommodate
v. to serve; make room for
deportment
n. behavior
tedious
adj. slow; boring; tiresome
pontificate
v. pompous speech
pantheon
n. a temple dedicated to the Gods
assertion
n. a temple dedicated to the Gods
crescendo
adj & adv. gradually increasing in volume or intensity
oxymoron
n. a self-contradictory statement( opposites)
affliction
pain and suffering
spawned
something produced or given birth to
mead-halls
banquet halls where warriors meet
keel
bottom of a ship
kenning
seeing or vision---the act of seeing or understanding
mead
a fermented honey and water drink
mail
flexible body armor with loops of chain
solace
to soothe or comfort
Scop
a traveling storyteller
wrath
anger
Epic
a long, extended narrative poem
feudal
lands held by an overlord, held in fee
sentinel
watchman or guard
linden
flexible hardwood
corpse
a dead body
shrouds
fabric to wrap a corpse for burial
talon
a claw
writhing
to twist or squirm , usually in pain
sinews
tendons
inference
an educated guess
pagan
a non-Christian
lair
a den or cave
hilt
handle of swords or knives
pyre
burial platform of wood for burning corpses
hoary
grey or white with age