English Quarter 1 Vocab

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English Quarter 1 Vocab
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  1. making amends for wrongdoings
    reparation
  2. comfort in sorrow or trouble
    solace
  3. cleanse, purify
    purge
  4. squirm in pain
    writhe
  5. incredible size or amount
    massive
  6. causing feelings of hatred
    loathsome
  7. to secure a ship with lines
    moor
  8. special walls
    Gable
  9. trees
    linden
  10. alcohol
    mead
  11. irritate
    vex
  12. small canyon
    gorge
  13. someone who stands guard
    sentinel
  14. strength; power / tendon
    sinew
  15. gray or white with age
    hoary
  16. pile of wood for a funeral
    pyre
  17. holster for a sword
    scabbard
  18. having a secret or mysterious meaning
    runic
  19. live in hiding
    skulk
  20. expressing sorrow
    elegiac
  21. sorrowful; melancholy
    doleful
  22. to give evidence of
    betoken
  23. fearful
    timorous
  24. expression of a general truth or principle
    maxim
  25. strict
    stringent
  26. insincere expressions
    cant
  27. burdensome
    onerous
  28. swollen
    distended
  29. concerned
    Solicitous
  30. produce
    engender
  31. the act of lying
    prevarication
  32. calm and composed
    sedately
  33. archbishop
    prelate
  34. babble
    prating
  35. remain or stay
    tarry
  36. diverse
    sundry
  37. villainous
    miscreant
  38. stroll
    saunter
  39. to attempt to do something
    assay
  40. command earnestly
    adjure
  41. find fault with over trifling matters
    caviled
  42. generous bestowal of gifts
    largesse
  43. an offer of proposal
    proffer
  44. boastful pride
    vaunting
  45. dealing with an island
    insular
  46. bitter conflict
    strife
  47. to comfort or cheer a person up
    solace
  48. poetic phrase used in addition to the name of a person or thing; used in Beowulf
    kenning
  49. old english bard or poet
    scop
  50. money paid to the relatives of a murder victim in compensation for loss and to prevent a blood feud
    wergild
  51. a body of companions, especially a military retinue with its leader
    comitatus
  52. chain or shackle placed on feet
    fetters
  53. arriving at a conclusion that is probable with the premises
    inference
  54. same consonant sound being stressed
    alliteration
  55. comparison with like or as
    simile

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