English Test on Februrary 29th or March 1st (?)

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sacred

worthy of deep respect, holy

crest

a ridge, the top of a hill

henceforth

from now on

stench

a strong, foul odor, a stink, a horrible smell

savage

a wild, uncivilized person. (negative term; in modern times, an insult)

kin

a person's relatives, family, kinfolk

merely

only, nothing more

thicket

a dense clump of shrubs or bushes, under growth

perishing

dying

destiny

fate, the inevitable course of events to which one is destined

meadow

a piece of grassland

mist

a mass of fine droplets of water in the air near the earth, a fog

befalls

happens to

strand

a single fibre or thread

dominion

control

contempt

the feeling that something is worthless, disgusting or inferior, extreme hatred

quench

to satisfy or put an end to

sap

the watery fluid that circulates through plants

shore

the land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake or river

holy

sacred, belonging to a divine power, worthy of worship

suffocate

to kill by cutting off the supply of fresh air

portion

a section or part of a larger thing

conquered

defeated by force

contaminate

to make impure, dirty or unclean

murmur

a low indistinct, continuous sound

exempt

freed or released from, not subjected to

heap

pile on top of

blotted

stained or spotted

buffalo

an ox-like mammal, also called 'bison'

tribes

units of families or clans that share common ancestry and culture

analogy

similarity in some ways between things that are otherwise not similar

assertion

something that is declared positively and authoritatively, often without proof

authority

the power to enforce laws or command

provoke

to stir into action or feeling

emphasis

special attention that gives important or singles something out

superlative

the highest order or degree

partial

only part, not total, incomplete

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