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Advanced vocabulary from the book "Game of Thrones", the book one of the serie "A song of ice and fire" by George R. R. Martin. CHAPTER 1 Game of Thrones

Twilit

lighted by or as if by twilight (ADJ)

Twilit

Dusky, dark.

Twilit

His voice echoed too loud in the ________ forest

Twilit

There is a boat on a ______ (dusky) river

Unmanned

To be afraid or nervous (ADJ)
Sin tripulación (ADJ)

Unmanned

Fearful
lacking a crew

Unmanned

Are you__________ by the dark? (afraid)

Unmanned

This is an ___________ experience (frightening)

Perilous

very hazardous or dangerous (ADJ)

Perilous

Risky (ADJ)

Perilous

a nervous tension that came ______ close to fear (ADJ)

Perilous

a ___________ voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat (ADJ)

Range

To wander freely; roam. (V)

Ranging

wandering freely (ADJ)

Rangings

He was a veteran of hundred ____________ by now.

Ranging

"at night in bed...his slowly __________ thoughts...encountered her" (ADJ)

Raider

attacker, invader (N)

Raider

Thief (N)

Raiders

Band of wilding _______

Raiders

_________ are coming to hit the city

Destrier

Horse used in the war

Destrier

The horse

Destrier

mounted on his huge black _________

Destrier

_______ horses are famous in Paris.

garron

a small sturdy pony bred and used chiefly in Scotland and Ireland

garron

horse (undersized type)

garrons

These _________ are in Scontland

Supple

bending easily without damage (ADJ)

Supple

flexible (ADJ)

Supple

A fine ________ coat (ADJ)

Supple

5 Stretches for ______ Legs (AJD)

Gleaming

an appearance of reflected light (N), (ADJ)

Gleaming

A fine supple coat of _______ black ringmail (que deslumbra)

Gleaming

a pair of eyes ________ like live coals.

insofar

To such an extent.

insofar

to that degree

insofar

At least _________ as his wardrobe was concerned

insofar

_________ as it can be ascertained, the horse lung is comparable to that of man

Atop

at the top

Atop

on

Atop

Will reflected as he sat shivering ____ his garron

Atop

He settled himself ____ a heap of stones.

fortnight

A period of 14 days; two weeks.

fortnight

fourteen days

fortnight

we could be a ________ getting back (amount of days)

fortnight

most major tennis tournaments last a ________

Poacher

One who hunts or fishes illegally on the property of another

Poacher

appropriator/ hunter

Poacher

Will had been a hunter before he joined the Night's watch, well a ______ in truth

Poacher

The _______ does not possess a valid permit to hunt.

Ridge

A long, narrow chain of hills or mountains

Ridge

ridgeline

Ridge

The camp is two miles farther on, over the _______

Ridges

These two Andean _______ run generally parallel (cordillera blanca and cordillera negra)

Firepit

a device used to contain campfires and prevent them from spreading and turning into wildfires.

Firepit

fire ring

Firepit

A ________ is a fire ring designed to contain a fire that is built directly onto the ground, such as a campfire.

Drape

the manner in which fabric hangs or falls (N)

Drape

he adjusted the ______ of his long sable cloak

Drape

she adjusted the ______ of her skirt

mull

Is a hot mixed drink generally based on wine (usually red) and flavoured with herbs and spices

mull

heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink (V)

mulled

you stamp your feet and dream of _____ wine and nice hot fires.

mulled

this _______ drink will help to warm you up

drowsy

half asleep (ADJ)

drowsy

DROWSING (ADJ)

drowsy

First you go week and _______

drowsy

made ________ by the long ride (mentalmente adormecido)

stump

A part, as of a branch, limb, or tooth, remaining after the main part has been cut away.

stump

muñón

stumps

... giving Ser Waymar a good long look at the _________ where his ears had been.

stump

If you have a tree ______, check it for fungus

sullen

silent and bad-tempered (ADJ)

sullen

hosco

sullen

... and hunched over his garron, silent and ________ (con cara de pocos amigos)

sullen

dont put that _______ expression in your face

lad

a boy or young man

lad

boy

clad

PAST and PAST PARTICIPLE of CLOTHE = CLOTHED

clad

To cover with a protective or insulating layer of other material. (V)

clad

cover (V)

clad

men ____ in fur and leather

clad

They were ___ in graceful, and their luxuriant hair was of a beautiful golden and reddish bronze.

cocksure

Completely sure; certain. (ADJ)

cocksure

overconfident (ADJ)

cocksure

the knight's smile was ________

cocksure

An arrogant and __________ knight.

crust

cortex

crust

there were stones and roots and hidden sinks lying just under the ______

crust

If you cut the bread ______ off your bread,
you miss out on the nutrients.

crust

The hard outer portion (N)

Rear

the side that goes last or is not normally seen

Rear

back

Rear

But, awkwardly enough, the guards now appeared at the ____ of the temple, and there installed themselves, in readiness to prevent a surprise.

Deign

To think it appropriate to one's dignity (V)

Deign

condescend (V)

Deign

Ser waymar royce did not _____ to reply

Deign

... if you won't ______to give me your attention, I will drop your acquaintance.

gnarled

as from old age/used of old persons or old trees (ADJ)

gnarled

rugged, nudoso (ADJ)

gnarled

an ancient ______ iron wood

gnarled

The old woman was a ______ and leathery personage who could don, at will, an expression of great virtue.

stirred

being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

stirred

emotionally moved (ADJ)

stirred

A bird, who witnessed the capture of the lamb, was ________ with envy and determined to emulate the strength and flight of the Eagle.

disdainful

Expressive of disdain

disdainful

disrespectful

disdainful

The young knight gave him a ________ smile

disdainfully

We know all about you,' she said ______________:

saddle

silla de montar

saddle

Royce slid gracefully from his _________

saddle

The Knight looked down proudly at his helmet, which hung from the ______.

sheath

A case for a blade: _ _ _ _ _ _

sheath

... and drew his longsword from its _ _ _ _ _ _

sheath

The _ _ _ _ _ _ is magnificently ornamented with gems of great value.

hilt

The handle of a weapon or tool.

hilt

Jewels glittered in its ________

hilt

he grabbed the hammer by the ____

tangle up

enmarañar

tangle up

you are involved in it and cannot get free of it. (PhrV)

tangle up

that sword wil ______ you ______

tangled up

For many days now Buddy and Joe had appeared to be more and more ______ __ in secrets.

scabbard

a case in which the blade of a sword is kept: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

scabbard

If Gared pulled it from its _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

scabbard

A goodly sword hung at his side, its _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ all embossed with tilting knights and weeping ladies.

vantage

superiority or benefit accruing from such a position

vantage

advantage

vantage

Where he had found his ________ point

vantage

I began walking, therefore, in a big curve, seeking some point of ________.

damp

a slight wetness

damp

wet

damp

the ground was ______ and muddy

damp

She wiped the table with a _____ cloth.

billowing

ondulating mass

billowing

___________ smoke

billowing

His cloak __________ behind him as the wind came up

billowing

The _________ smoke was filled with horizontal flashes.

Dirk

A dagger.

Dirk

puñal

Dirk

.. and slipped his ____ free of its sheath.

Dirk

His companion thrust aside his waistcoat, pointed to the handle of a ____, and nodded.

sap

a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

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