vocab 1st list

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vocab 1st list
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  1. various
    sundry
  2. inn
    hostely
  3. the code of behavior of medieval knights
    chivalry
  4. a strong cloth made of linen and cotton
    fustian
  5. an ability to move quickly and easily
    agility
  6. jaunty; stylish
    saucy
  7. small dagger
    dirk
  8. refined behavior; elegance
    courtliness
  9. in a composed, dignified matter
    sedately
  10. high ranking member of the clergy
    prelate
  11. saddle horse
    palfrey
  12. pleasing in behavior and appearance
    personable
  13. confession
    shrift
  14. truth
    verity
  15. victual
    food
  16. standing out above others; high ranking; prominent
    eminent
  17. to come as grain; accumulate
    accrue
  18. multi-colored
    motley
  19. advancement; promotion
    preferment
  20. outside the church
    secular
  21. cheeful and good natured
    sanguine
  22. violent storm
    tempest
  23. druggists
    apothecaries
  24. excess
    superfluities
  25. promptness; efficiency
    dispatch
  26. a disease or disorder
    malady
  27. plagues
    pestilences
  28. anger
    wrath
  29. apart
    asunder
  30. painstaking, hard-working
    diligent
  31. excessive concern with fine point of behavior
    scrupulosity
  32. to complain; fret
    repine
  33. careful with money; thrifty
    frugal
  34. to handle skillfully
    wield
  35. a current fashion or style
    mode
  36. lying
    prevarication
  37. vulgarity; coarsness
    scurrility
  38. to postpone
    defer
  39. a show of contempt; scorn
    disdain
  40. excessive desire for something, especailly money
    cupidity
  41. an excessive desire for wealth, greeed
    avarice
  42. to criticize harshly
    castigate
  43. church
    kirk
  44. an excessive desire for wealth or possession
    covetuousness
  45. cautious; on one's guard
    wary
  46. an enemy; opponent
    adversary
  47. a lack of color; extreme paleness
    pallor
  48. a discussion or conference
    parley
  49. evildoer's; villians
    miscreants
  50. damnation; hell
    perdition
  51. small animals that are destructive or carriers of a disease
    vermin
  52. to walk in a slow and leisurely manner; stroll
    saunter
  53. to go beyond surpass
    transcend
  54. suffering; great distress
    tribulation
  55. meadow
    mead
  56. specks of dust
    motes
  57. an evil spirit believed to descend on women while they sleep
    incubus
  58. sad and lonely
    forlorn
  59. a law
    statute
  60. to plead; beg
    implore

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