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Arbitrate

to serve as an impartial person to judge a dispute between two consenting parties

Asunder

into separate parts, apart

Bier

a stand on which a coffin in placed before burial

Braggart

someone who brags or boasts

Calamity

a disaster; an event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction

Circumspect

heedful of circumstances and potential consequences; prudent

Connote

to suggest or imply in addition to a literal meaning or denotation

Consort

to keep the company of

Denote

indicate, signify, mean

Diffident

shy, timid, unconfident

Discourse

conversation, either written or spoken

Disposition

one's mood or temperament

Effeminate

feminine in manner, said of a male

Fickle

instable or changeable, esp. in affections

Garish

loud and flashy

Inundate

to cover with water, esp. flood water; to overwhelm

Mantle

a cloak or a cover

Rapier

a long, slender sword

Resolve

firmness of purpose; strength in one's decisions or opinions

Rouge

one who has separated from a group; a scoundrel or a rascal; one who is unprincipled, unreliable, or, perhaps, playfully mischievous; an organism that shows an undesirable variation from a standard

Slander

oral, false communication to hurt a person's reputation; vicious rumors

Usurer

one who loans money and charges excessive interest

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