TOG Yr 2 Unit 2 Wk 15 vocabulary
|courtier||a person who lives at or often appears in the court of a king or queen; often one who seeks the monarch's favor.|
|investigate||to examine something in order to find the answer to a problem.|
|landscape|| 1 a view of land that can all be taken in at a glance. |
2 a painting whose primary focus is on land.
|proverb||a short, wise saying that gives instruction about how to live life well.|
|scenery||the general appearance of a place and the features, such as a forest, field, or mountains, that make it unique.|
|three-dimensional||having length, width, and depth.|
|classical||1 of or relating to something from ancient Rome or Greece. 2 something of lasting worth or excellence.|
|grammar|| 1 the study of the forms and uses of words in sentences.|
2 the study of the elements of any subject.
|harquebus||a gun operated by a matchlock, dating from the fifteenth century (before the invention of muskets).|
|maces|| 1 a long stick with a heavy metal ball on the end, used as a weapon during the Middle Ages. |
2 a club-shaped staff used as a symbol of authority.
|opaque||not allowing light to pass through; not transparent.|
|Palazzo||a palace or large mansion in an Italian city.|
|rhetoric||the art of using words or writing in order to persuade others.|
|rural||of or related to the countryside or a farm.|
|scholar||a learned or knowledgeable person; one who spends his life studying.|