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Accordant

agreeable; compatible

agate

type of stone showing curved, colored bands or other markings

angling

fishing with hook and line

appertain

belong as a part, right, possession or attribute

arras

wall hanging, as a tapestry

betroths

promises to give in marriage

betwixt

between; in the middle

canker

a fungal disease in plants or ulcer in animals; also a variety of wildflower

capon

castrated male chicken

carping

pretty fault-finding

catechizing

instruction by means of question and answer

cinquepace

lively dance, the steps of which were regulated by the number 5

clamor

loud uproar, as from a crowd of people

codpiece

cover of trade or commerce

commodity

article of trade or commerce

constable

officer of the peace having police and minor judicial functions

covertly

in a concealed, secret or disguised manner

coxcomb

vain and often foolish person

cozened

misled by means of petty trick or fraud; deceived

cuckold

husband of an unfaithful wife

cudgeled

struck or beat with a stick

daw

simpleton; fool

defiled

made filthy or dirty; unclean

disdained

regarded or treated with haughty contempt; despised

disparage

speak of or treat slightly; depreciate; belittle `

dissembler

one who gives a false or misleading appearance

dissuade

advice or urge against

dote

bestow or express excessive love or fondness habitually

doublet

close-fitting outer garmnet worn by men in the Renaissance

enfranchised

freed, as from bondage

Enigmatical

perplexing; mysterious

ensuing

following as a consequence or result

epithet

word or phrase applied to a person to describe an actual or attributed quality

expedient

fit or suitable for the purpose; proper under the circumstances

flouting

showing contempt for

foil

fencing sword having a circular guard and thin, flexible blades

follies

acts lacking goog sense, understanding for firesight

fray

noisy fight

gallants

fashionable young men

haggards

adult captured for training

havoc

great destruction or devastation; ruinous damage

hearken

give heed or attention to what is said; listen

hither

to or toward this place

impediment

obstruction; hindrance; obstacle

incite

stir, encourage, or urge on; simulate or prompt to action

infamy

extremely bad reputation

intermingle

mix or become mixed together

knave

unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person

league

Unit of distance equal to 3 statue miles

lechery

unrestrained or excessive indulgence of sexual desire

libertines

Those who act without moral restraint

liege

Feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service

malefactors

Those who have committed a crime; criminals

manifest

make clear or evident to the eye or the understanding

marl

earthy mix of clay used as a fertilizer

melancholy

gloomy state of mind; depression

mortifying

Humiliating or shameful; hurting one's pride or self-respect

obstinate

firmly or stubbornly holding to one's purpose or opinion

ominous

portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening

orthography

the art of writing

ostentation

conspicuous show or display intended to impress others

peradventure

by chance; with doubt or uncertainty

perfumer

one who makes or sells perfumes

perjury

willful giving of false testimony under oath

pernicious

causing harm or ruin

perturbation

mental disquiet, disturbance, or agitation

pestilence

deadly or virulent epidemic disease

piety

the quality of being devoutly religious

pleached

shaded or bordered with interlaced branches or vines

poniards

daggers typically having slender square or triangular blades

preceptial

procedural directive or rule

qualm

sudden felling of apprehensive uneasiness

reckoning

settlement of accounts or of a score

redemption

being saved from error or evil

render

provide; submit for inspection

reprove

criticize or correct

requited

made a payment or return for

scruple

very small portion or amount

sedges

grass-like plants having solid stems, leaves in 3 vertical rows

semblance

outward aspect or appearance

sexton

person employed to take care of a church

shrewd

sharp or ill-tempered

sieve

perforated utensil used for straining or sifting

slandered

made false and malicious statements or reports about someone

squarer

swashbuckler; one who delights in fighting

tabor

small drum

tartly

sharply; in a cunning manner

tedious

boring, tiring, monotonous, dull

thwarting

opposing and defeating the efforts, plans or ambitions of

travail

painfully difficult or burensome work; toil

turncoat

Person who changed to an opposing idea or reverses principles

valor

Boldness or determination in facing great danger

varlet

Rascal; a knave

victual

Food supply; provisions

vouchsafe

Allow or permit, as by favor or graciousness

wanton

sexually lawless or unrestrained

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