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Allusion

reference to speech

Destiny

something that is bound to happen

Raucous

rowdy; disorderly

Remorse

deep and painful regret for wrongdoing

Jubilation

a feeling of joy

Arrogant

overbearing pride. Putting yourself in authority when you have no right.

Assailant

a person who attacks

Microcosm

a little world. Ex. New York is a microcosm of the country. Diverse and populated

Queue

A line, list, or braid

Sortie

A rapid movement of troops from the besieged area to attack the besiegers. Raid

Galleon

a large sail ship with square sails.

Claret

A deep purplish red; the color of some wines.

Casement

a window with frames connected to all sides of the window. Go out on a hinge (crank to open)

Prime

the greatest significance or importance

Amnesty

a pardon for offenses mostly used in government.

Carnage

the slaughter of a great deal of people; massacre

Retraction

to draw back or withdraw

Dysentery

an infectious disease in the lower part of the bowels. (Diarrhea)

Tedium

doing something over and over again to the point where it gets irksome and tedious. Ex. factory work

Feint

a move made to trick the opponent.

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