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20 terms

Vocab Unit 13 and 14

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Allusion
reference to speech
Destiny
something that is bound to happen
Raucous
rowdy; disorderly
Remorse
deep and painful regret for wrongdoing
Jubilation
a feeling of joy
Arrogant
overbearing pride. Putting yourself in authority when you have no right.
Assailant
a person who attacks
Microcosm
a little world. Ex. New York is a microcosm of the country. Diverse and populated
Queue
A line, list, or braid
Sortie
A rapid movement of troops from the besieged area to attack the besiegers. Raid
Galleon
a large sail ship with square sails.
Claret
A deep purplish red; the color of some wines.
Casement
a window with frames connected to all sides of the window. Go out on a hinge (crank to open)
Prime
the greatest significance or importance
Amnesty
a pardon for offenses mostly used in government.
Carnage
the slaughter of a great deal of people; massacre
Retraction
to draw back or withdraw
Dysentery
an infectious disease in the lower part of the bowels. (Diarrhea)
Tedium
doing something over and over again to the point where it gets irksome and tedious. Ex. factory work
Feint
a move made to trick the opponent.