Epic of Gilgamesh Vocab

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Epic of Gilgamesh Vocab
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2014-09-10 23:25:34
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  1. v - to provide with some talent, quality
    endow
  2. n – any defense or bulwark
    rampart
  3. n - a horizontal molding projecting along the top of a wall, building, etc.
    cornice
  4. n - the face, facial features; visage
    countenance
  5. n - a killing offered as a sacrifice
    immolation
  6. n - aid; help; relief
    succor
  7. n - a feeling of overpowering joy; great delight; rapture
    ecstasy
  8. n - anything heavy carried in a ship, aircraft, or vehicle to give stability
    ballast
  9. n - an official messenger bringing news; a person or thing viewed as a sign something is about to happen
    v - to announce
    heralds
  10. adj - grayish-blue; lead-colored
    livid
  11. n - very hard work; toil
    travail
  12. v - deliver (something) to a person's custody,
    typically in order for it to be sold
    consigned
  13. n - artificial channels or passages for water, having gates or valves to regulate the flow
    sluices
  14. n - cursing, denunciation
    execration
  15. n - attendants, faithful followers
    acolytes
  16. n - the chanting of magical words or formulas that are supposed to cast a spell or perform other magic
    incantation
  17. n - court officer or law officer
    bailiff
  18. adj - below the earth's surface; lower
    neter
  19. n - units of linear measure, varying in different times and countries; usually about 3 miles
    leagues
  20. n - a drink poured out as an offering to a deity
    libation
  21. n - a narrow band worn around the head to hold the hair in place
    fillet

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