to renounce or give up under oath; forswear
austere quality; severity of manner, life, etc.; sternness.
to make frank acknowledgment or affirmation of; declare or assert with positiveness.
to entice by deception or trickery so as to entrap or destroy
to implore urgently
to express sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief
to bestow or express excessive love or fondness habitually
the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment; freedom of judgment or choice
a woman who holds some title or property from her deceased husband, esp. the widow of a king, duke, etc. (often used as an additional title to differentiate her from the wife of the present king, duke, etc.)
a decree issued by a sovereign or other authority.
captivated or charmed
to ask (a person) earnestly; beseech; implore; beg
on the spur of the moment; without premeditation or preparation; offhand
to represent (a fault, offense, etc.) as less serious
to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of
to steal (esp. something of small value); pilfer
noun: a brave, noble-minded, or chivalrous man. adjective: brave, spirited, noble-minded, or chivalrous
the religious worship of idols.
an intervening episode, period, space, etc.
that is to be lamented; regrettable; unfortunate
a covenant or compact made between persons, parties, states, etc., for the promotion or maintenance of common interests or for mutual assistance or service.
a distinctive uniform, badge, or device formerly provided by someone of rank or title for his retainers, as in time of war.
quick and light in movement; moving with ease; agile; active; rapid
to render (oneself) guilty of swearing falsely or of willfully making a false statement under oath or solemn affirmation
boldly forward in speech or behavior; impertinent; saucy.
to soften in feeling, temper, or determination; become more mild, compassionate, or forgiving.
the income of a government from taxation, excise duties, customs, or other sources, appropriated to the payment of the public expenses.
the status, dominion, power, or authority of a sovereign; royalty.
extreme or incredible, as a statement or story.
the state of being vexed; irritation; annoyance
the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance.
to decrease in strength, intensity, etc.