noun—the handle of a scythe
adj.—sedate, serious, conventional
noun—a large cask for liquids or other commodities
noun—a metal framework used in sculpting clay
noun- a judicial order that restrains a person from beginning or continuing an action threatening or invading the legal right of another, or that compels a person to carry out a certain act, e.g., to make a restitution to an injured party.
verb- to portend a good or bad outcome
— The soothsayer was known for his ability to ____________ the outcome of battles.
noun—a correction of a book issued shortly after its original publication
noun- the action of conciliating or appeasing a god, spirit, or person.
verb- to atone for guilt or sin
— Once the man had __________d his sin, his conscience was restored to a state of positivity.
noun- a flat piece of metal for protection and often ornamentation.
— The warrior returned from the war with a battered but intact ___________.
noun- a false and slanderous statement in order to damage someone's reputation; slander.
noun- a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen; archaic: trembling motion.
noun—the inner part of a scabbard
noun- an implication or hint
adj.—gruesome, shocking, gory, grisly
noun- a combined spear and battle-ax
— The ___________ was so intimidating to the soldier's enemies that they retreated to revise their strategy.
noun- immoral or grossly unfair behavior
adjective- attentive, diligent
— The student always did his work in a ___________ manner, and was appreciated by all of his teachers for his dedication to each assignment.
adjective- promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
noun—an evergreen plant native to the Appalachian Mountains
adjective- relating to or associated with mystical interpretation or esoteric doctrine
— The __________ theory is not easily understood by one uneducated in that school of thought.
noun—moonshine liquor made from potatoes
verb- to cite as evidence
— In order to have an efficacious description of the diverse views on the topic, it was necessary that the writer utilize diverse sources in his work, all of which he made sure to _____________.
noun- a gathering for discussion of theological questions
— Practically every afternoon, a __________ would take place between the group of insightful professors of religion.
adjective- self-denying all forms of indulgence
— The elderly woman had an __________ lifestyle consisting of prayer and biblical study.
noun—hard work or drudgery
verb- to conceal one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs