36 terms

CC Essentials Vocabulary Medieval - IEW

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fetid
stinking, having a heavy bad smell
massive
huge; large and heavy; great in size or scope
dilapidated
partly ruined; falling apart; run-down
intrepid
fearless; adventurous
stunned
shocked; filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise
flee
run away quickly, run or escape from danger
desecrate
to destroy, damage or pollute the sanctity of a holy place
tenacious
not giving up; persistent determination; unyielding stubbornness
extol
praise, glorify, or honor highly
fatigued
tired or worn out; drained of energy or effectiveness
rebuke
to blame or find fault with
intrigued
curious or fascinated by something
credible
believable, convincing, realistic
hastily
quickly and with little thought
pursue
to chase or follow in order to catch
vacant
empty or not filled
uniform
of the same form or manner with others
perturbed
annoyed
foremost
first in time, place or order
reform
an improvement; to make better
bestow
to give or grant
devout
devoted to a religion
renowned
famous; of good reputation
proficient
skilled or expert
apprehend
to seize
plummet
to drop straight down
interminable
seemingly endless
stymied
blocked
agile
able to move quickly and easily
smug
highly pleased with oneself; complacent
impeccable
perfect
indolent
lazy
melancholy
gloomy; sad; sorrowful
bewildered
puzzled
imminent
happening soon
embellished
to decorate; to make more interesting by adding fanciful details