20 terms

Vocabulary 1 - Night

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encumbered
burdened; impeded; restricted
lorries
small wagons or carts
betrothals
engagements; promises to marry
billeted
housed; quartered; lodged
anecdotes
short humorous or interesting stories
expelled
driven out; forced to leave
edict
a decree or proclamation
revoked
took back; withdrew; canceled
knapsacks
backpacks; canvas, nylon or leather bags carrying supplies
molten
melted; liquefied by heat
truncheons
billy clubs; heavy sticks
fasting
abstaining from foods as a religious discipline
compatriots
countrymen; native inhabitants; colleagues
farce
mockery; ridiculous sham
disposed
inclined; having a certain disposition
pillage
to strip of money or goods by open violence; plunder
convoy
fleet; group of vehicles
pestilential
harmful, destructive, or evil
stench
offensive smell or odor; stink
abominable
detestable; extremely unpleasant