Crystal cave

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Crystal cave
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2010-03-11 23:21:15
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Book 5
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  1. possible
    feasible
  2. horizontal structural beam spanning an opening and which supports a wall
    lintel
  3. sullen or gloomy
    morosely
  4. said in a commanding tone
    preemptorily
  5. two stone pillars supporting a horizontal stone
    trilithon
  6. to gradually decrease in intensity or tightness
    slackening
  7. a tract of open, peaty wasteland often overgrown with heath
    moors
  8. a quick raid, usually for the purpose of taking plunder
    forays
  9. the act or ceremony crowning a king, queen, or other sovereign
    coronation
  10. any of various similar shorebirds
    plover
  11. foolishness
    folly
  12. a large bottle for wine
    flagon
  13. something that is taken in by drinking or inhaling
    draught
  14. uneasy or fearful about something that might happen
    apprehensive
  15. a decorative bedspread, usually quilted
    coverlet
  16. stop; pause; hesitations as to proceeding
    demur
  17. a dragon
    firedrake
  18. grant
  19. grant remission of a sin
    absolve
  20. a channel or ravine worn by water
    gully
  21. mouth piece of a horse's bridle
    bit
  22. a point of high land jutting out into the sea
    promontory
  23. a back door or gate
    postern
  24. crossing by wading through a body of water
    ford
  25. a person who has charge of a door or gate
    porter
  26. an external prop or support built to steady a structure by opposing outward thrusts
    buttress
  27. presented as being true, or appearing to be true, but usually hiding a different motive or meaning
    ostensibly
  28. a metal cup or basket often mounted on a pole or suspended from above, containingoil, pitch, burned as a light beacon
    cresset
  29. to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase
    augmented
  30. a notched parapet built on top of a wall, with alternating merlons and crenels for decoration or defense
    battlemented
  31. a piece of military equipment carried by soldiers in addition to their standard uniform and weapons
    accouterments
  32. a skilled worker who builds or works with stone, brick, or concrete
    masons
  33. a person who claims to foretell events
    soothsayer
  34. between
    betwixt
  35. an evil spirit once believed to lie upon people in their sleep
    incubus
  36. a channel through which water or other fluid is carried
    conduits
  37. plan; plot
    contrive
  38. a clever device
    artifice
  39. immediately
    forthwith
  40. to give up or leave entirely
    forsake
  41. to be a sign of
    betokened
  42. a spirit believed to serve or guard a person
    familiars
  43. all
    aught

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