English Odyssey List #1

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Plunder

to seize wrongfully or by force, pillage, sack

Hallow

to make holy, usually a place

Harangue

a long speech characterized by strong feeling; a tirade

Renowned

very well known, famous

Vaulting

arching, reaching or stretching for the heights

Appease

to bring peace or calm, soothe

Exult

to rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant

Swagger

to walk in an arrogant manner; strut; boast; brag

Rout

to drive out or force out; eject

Mortify

to cause to experience humiliation or shame

Burnish

to polish

Staid

sedate; dignified; proper

Lavish

to give or bestow in abundance; shower

Ornate

very elaborate and complicated, embellished

Lyre

stringed instrument of the harp family

Venture

to expose to danger or risk

Thwart

to oppose and defeat the effort

Shackle

to chain up

Uncanny

seeming to have a supernatural character or origin

Gorge

to stuff with food; glut

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