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vocabulary terms for R & J Test

bucklers

small round shields used to parry blows usually worn on the arm

masque

a party of guests wearing costumes and masks

feign

to pretend or give an impression in order to deceive

decree

a formal and authoritative order, especially one having the force of law

apothecary

pharmacist

prominent

noticeable

strife

bitter conflict or struggle

charnel-house

vault where bones/bodies of the dead are piled

dirges

funeral hymns

penury

a state of extreme poverty

betrothed

engaged

sepulchre

a burial chamber or shrine

enmity

Hatred

anon

right away

abuse

trickery

banquet

light meal

character

handwriting

closet

private room

cousin

any relative beyond immediate family, extended to intimate friends

diaper

napkin

groom

servant (usable as an insult)

housewife

similar to a whore

nephew

realitive

pregnant

clever

quick

pregnant (with child)

sad

serious

sewer

headwaiter at feast

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