English Semester 1 Card

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  1. making amends for wrongs
    reparation
  2. comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble
    solace
  3. rid of impurities
    purge
  4. squirm in pain
    writhing
  5. incredible; great amount
    massive
  6. revolting; repulsive
    loathsome
  7. open wasteland
    moor
  8. decorative part of a wall
    gable
  9. white wood tree
    linden
  10. alcohol
    mead
  11. annoyed
    vexed
  12. small canyon
    gorge
  13. guard
    sentinel
  14. tendon; strength
    sinew
  15. gray with age
    hoary
  16. burial structure
    pyre
  17. sword sheathe
    scabbard
  18. secret or mysterious meaning
    runic
  19. sit in hiding
    skulk
  20. conventional poetic phrase used with the name of a person in Beowulf
    kenning
  21. Old English poet or bard
    scop
  22. payment to stop a blood feud
    Wergild
  23. body of companions with a leader
    comitatus
  24. state of pain or grief
    affliction
  25. hall where people partied and had mead
    mead hall
  26. chain placed on feet
    fetter
  27. rob of goods or valuables through raids
    plunder
  28. feeling of strong dislike that displays itself in action
    animosity
  29. expressing sorrow or lamentation
    elegiac
  30. Skill
    Prowess
  31. native language
    vernacular
  32. created
    spawned
  33. expel from a place
    banish
  34. feel sorrow
    lament
  35. satisfy
    quench
  36. extend beyond the main body; protrude
    jutting
  37. tightly drawn; tense
    taut
  38. arriving at some conclusion, through assuming
    inference
  39. stressing the same consonant sound
    alliteration
  40. comparison with like or as
    simile
  41. comparison without like or as
    metaphor
  42. sorrowful
    doleful
  43. give evidence of; indicate
    betoken
  44. wave a weapon
    brandish
  45. humble oneself
    grovel
  46. place a body in a tomb
    interred
  47. full or fear
    timorous
  48. expression of general truth or principle
    maxim
  49. ridicule
    derision
  50. strict
    stringent
  51. insencere
    cant
  52. general pardon
    amnesty
  53. warrior under a lord
    vassal
  54. make amends for reparation
    atone
  55. burdensome or troublesome
    onerous
  56. model or pattern of excellence
    paragon
  57. talk in a foolish way
    prattle
  58. deprive of a right or money through fraud
    defraud
  59. increased in size
    distended
  60. reluctant
    loath
  61. anxious or concerned
    solicitous
  62. decorate
    garnish
  63. optimistic
    sanguine
  64. lying
    prevarication
  65. produce or cause
    engender
  66. put away
    sheath
  67. small portion of food
    morsel
  68. covered walk; convent
    cloister
  69. archbishop
    prelate
  70. pale
    pallor
  71. babble
    prating
  72. remain or say in a place
    tarry
  73. diverse
    sundry
  74. villainous
    miscreant
  75. short account of an event
    anecdote
  76. fade and die
    withered
  77. hell
    perdition
  78. walk with a leisurely stroll
    saunter
  79. story in a story
    frame story
  80. pair of lines that rhyme
    couplet
  81. epic poem about chivalry
    medieval romance
  82. examine or analyze
    assay
  83. charge or command earnestly
    adjure
  84. cowardly
    recreant
  85. raise irritating questions
    caviled
  86. generous bestowal of gifts
    largesse
  87. temporary
    transitory
  88. delay in time
    respite
  89. storm
    tempest
  90. settlement of accounts
    reckoning
  91. offer or proposal
    proferred
  92. inspire with feelings or opinions
    inbued
  93. peak; top
    pinnacle
  94. faint
    swoon
  95. boast
    vaunt
  96. hide
    cower
  97. heavenly
    celestial
  98. about islands
    insular
  99. reach the highest point
    culminated
  100. bitter conflict
  101. strife
  102. run out of
    depleted
  103. group deviating from generally accepted relgion
    sect
  104. exemplify
    typify
  105. disturbed or agitated
    turbulent
  106. paying to get into heaven
    indulgence
  107. order of power
    heirarchy
  108. rise above
    transcend
  109. put together
    compile
  110. calm, peaceful
    serene
  111. rough and noisy
    boisterous
  112. work together
    collaborate
  113. coming out of the ground
    emergence
  114. people who went before you
    predecessors
  115. change to certain situations
    adapt
  116. complex
    intricate
  117. believable
    plausible
  118. make an example of
    exemplify
  119. world
    realm
  120. beginning
    genesis
  121. spirit
    etheral
  122. expressing opinions without sufficient evidence
    conjecture
  123. humorous dirty narrative
    fabliau
  124. example or model
    exemplum
  125. without solace; unhappy
    disconsolate
  126. put to sleep
    lull
  127. not approachable
    inaccessible
  128. firmly established
    inverate
  129. damaging or derogatory remark
    aspersion
  130. feeling or condition of hostility
    enmity
  131. severe in manner or appearance; strict
    austere
  132. moderate in eating
    abstemious
  133. tending to argument
    contentious
  134. remove or destroy totally
    extirpate
  135. demand with urgency or persistence
    importuned
  136. power or right to act freely
    discretion
  137. being at rest
    repose
  138. take great pleasure or delight
    revel
  139. cut
    cleave
  140. drop
    plummet
  141. constant in effort to accomplish anything
    diligent
  142. ungrateful person
    ingrate
  143. doesnt dissolve
    indisoluble
  144. easy to talk to
    affable
  145. loud, confused noise
    din
  146. think without strong evidence
    surmise
  147. herald
    harbinger
  148. highly abstract
    metaphysical
  149. change
    augment
  150. plainly seen or heard
    palpable
  151. for nothing
    naught
  152. satisfied
    satiety
  153. about philosophy
    stoic
  154. freeze
    congeal
  155. tell only part of the truth
    equivocate
  156. stop
    impede
  157. uneasiness or anxiety
    compunction
  158. causing harm or ruin
    pernicious
  159. show that it's false
    belied
  160. gladly
    fain
  161. with speed
    apace

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