Petrarch, Boccaccio, and Ronsard Vocabulary

Card Set Information

Author:
yuppitzgio
ID:
299642
Filename:
Petrarch, Boccaccio, and Ronsard Vocabulary
Updated:
2015-03-31 23:05:26
Tags:

Folders:
english ii
Description:
b
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user yuppitzgio on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. adj - filled with light; bright
    radiant
  2. adj - not of the earth; not worldly; not temporal or secular
    unearthly
  3. adj - gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
    dreary
  4. adj - satisfied to the full; completely gratified
    sated
  5. v - to rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
    exults
  6. n - a brief or temporary stay; visit
    sojourn
  7. adj - having or showing kindness, courtesy, charm
    gracious
  8. n - dry, easily flammable material used for setting a fire
    tinder
  9. adv - in a smoothly gracious manner
    suavely
  10. n - a yellow gem
    topaz
  11. adj - suitable for a king's court; dignified, polite, elegant
    courtly
  12. adj - magnificent or splendid
    sumptuous
  13. adj - not wasteful; not spending freely or unnecessarily; thrifty; economical
    frugally
  14. n - courteous regard or respect
    deference
  15. adv - in a pleasant and easy to approach or talk to manner; friendly; gentle and kindly
    affably
  16. n - not showing proper respect or manners; sauciness; insolence
    impertinence
  17. adj - not having; being without; lacking the necessities of life; living in complete poverty
    despondent
  18. n - generous gifts
    largesse
  19. n - noble generosity
    magnanimity
  20. adj - weighed heavily on the mind, spirits, or senses; worried; troubled
    oppressive
  21. v - becoming weak; groping; losing vigor, vitality; failing in health
    languishing
  22. v - to rest in death or a grave
    reposes
  23. n - faithful devotion to duty or to someone's obligations or vows; loyalty; faithfulness
    fidelities
  24. n - an ugly, withered old woman; hag
    crone
  25. n - the feeling, attitude, or expression of aloof contempt or scorn
    disdain

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview