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Behold
look!
to blaze
to shine brightly, like a flame
libel
damage to the character or name of another by written or printed words
to amend
to modify, rephrase, or change
brethren
male members, as of a congregation.
token
a memento; a souvenir
hogshead
any of various units of liquid measure, esp. one equivalent to 63 gallons (238 liters).
rabble
the lower classes; the common people.
victual
food supplies, provisions.
fob
a short chain or ribbon attached to a pocket watch
gentry
(in England) the class below the nobility
wholly
totally, completely
panegyric
formal or elaborate praise.
hatred
the feeling of one who hates
lust
very strong sexual desire or appetite.
hitherto
until now
artful
ingenious
to endeavour
to try
secluded
involving little human or social activity
to be lessened
to be reduced
whence
(used to introduce a question) from what place?
to dwindle
to become smaller
to peruse
to read through with care
ballot
a sheet on which a vote is registered
cavalier
a mounted soldier
to fasten
to attach firmly or securely in place or to something else
cranny
a small, narrow opening in a wall
pigmy
anything very small of its kind
folly
the state or quality of being foolish
raillery
good-humored joking
freight
goods or cargo transported for pay
to hinder
to cause delay or interruption
to set out
to begin a journey
stout
overweight
to defray
to pay all or part of
heath
an area of open, uncultivated land
seawheed
any of various green plants of the sea.
disquiet
lack of calm or peace; anxiety.
listless
having or showing little or no interest in anything; spiritless.
haste
unnecessarily quick action
alight
a poetic way to describe something that’s on fire
harpsichord
a musical keyboard instrument whose strings are plucked by leather points.
bladder
a hollow organ in the body that is shaped like a bag and may hold gases or liquids, esp. urine
to be jostled
to bump against or push rudely
mutton
the flesh of a mature sheep, used as food.
hautboy
an archaic word for "oboe"
with-draw
to remove oneself from participation, as in an activity
to fetch
to go and bring back
clad
dress or covered
to despise
to look on with contempt or disdain
to dread
to fear greatly
hobgoblin
something causing superstitious fear
endowment
capacity, talent, faculties
loadstone
(from lodestone) a mineral that possesses magnetism.
lame
weak or inadequate
mutiny
rebellion against legal authority
sloth
laziness or unwillingness to work.
to replenish
to fill again
endeavour
an effort to do or attain something
aberration
something that differs from the norm
contrivance
something contrived, esp. a mechanical device
declension
he inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives for categories such as case and number.
bundle
several objects or a quantity of material gathered or bound together
burthen
(burden) that which is carried; load
wafer
a thin, crisp cake, cookie, biscuit, or candy.
scrofulous
Morally degenerate; corrupt
pert
bold or impolite in speech or behavior; impertinent.
trifle
something of very little value
lame dog
A person who is in need or who is the object of charity
gibbet
a gallows with a projecting arm at the top
enclosure
an enclosed area, esp. a piece of land surrounded by a fence
meagre
not enough in quantity or quality; insufficient
whore
(contraction) a shortened form of who are
clog
anything that restricts movement
forthnight
two weeks
foremast
the mast nearest the bow of a vessel.
to debauch
to cause (someone) to become corrupt in virtue
forcibly
powerfully effective
to lick
to pass the tongue over the surface of, as to moisten, taste, or eat
to vindicate
to clear, as from an accusation or suspicion
grimace
a facial expression, often ugly or twisted, that indicates disapproval
sorrel
light reddish brown
to nag
to annoy by continuously finding fault or making demands
jackdaw
a small crow
weasel
a small meat-eating animal having a long, slender body and short legs.
to bestow
to present as a gift
fowl
a domestic hen or rooster; chicken.
foul
offensive to the senses; disgusting
thither
to or toward that place or point; there
to swoon
to faint; lose consciousness.
to enliven
to make active or lively; give life to
to disown
to refuse to acknowledge responsibility for
wattle
a piece of flesh hanging down from the head or neck of certain birds.
staunch
dependable in principle, loyalty
creek
a stream smaller than a river
struck
closed or otherwise affected by a strike of workers.
vice
an immoral or evil habit or practice
to creep along something
to move along something slowly and carefully
abhorrence
a feeling of repugnance or loathing
equipage
a carriage