Beowulf #1

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Spawn

(v) to produce young especially in large numbers

Lament

(v) to mourn aloud, to wail, to regret

Relish

(v) to be pleased or gratified by, eat or drink with pleasure

Reparation

(n) act of making amends

Plunder

(v) to steel goods by force, to commit robbery

Solace

(n) source of relief

Keel

(n) a flat bottomed barge

Hoary

(adj) extremely old

Loathsome

(adj) causing hatred or disgust

Resound

(v) to echo or make a loud sound

Pyre

(n) a pile of wood or other burnable material

Loot

(v) a collection of objects taken by dishonesty

Murky

(adj) dark, gloomy, cheerless

Barren

(adj) unproductive

Anguish

(n) suffering, pain, distress

Courtier

(n) a person in attendance at the court of a king

Afflict

(v) to cause pain, to overthrow, to defeat

Blunt

(adj) having a dull edge or point

Mead

(n) a beverage made of water, honey, malt, and yeast

Furrow

(n) plowed land

Vex

(v) irritate, annoy

Beacon

(n) source of light

Reprisal

(n) retaliation against an enemy

Gorge

(n) narrow cleft with steep rocky wall

Purge

(v) to cleanse, purify

Infamous

(adj) having a bad reputation

Writhe

(n) to squirm as if in acute discomfort or pain

Cower

(v) to crouch as in fear or shame

Sinew

(n) strength, ligaments, tendons

Fetters

(n) chain or shackle placed on the feet

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