20 terms

Vocabulary #2 Quiz Summer School 2018 (Session 1)

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Bedecked
Decorated; ornamented
Sultan
A king or ruler of a Muslim realm
Faceting
Cutting a precious stone so that it has multiple polished, flat edges that reflect light.
Deity
A god; goddess, or divine being
Recipient
A beneficiary; the person on the receiving end
Warder
Guard; doorkeeper
Ingenuity
Cleverness or inventiveness
Rapture
Great happiness; overwhelming emotion
Immoderate
Excessive; extreme; not sensible in amount, intensity or quantity
Chagrin
A feeling of disappointment or humiliation
Impertinence
Rudeness; illustrating a lack of respect
Conciliation
Action designed to bring about an end to conflict
Insurgents
Rebels or revolutionaries
Patronage
Financial assistance provided by a private source
Mercenary
A soldier or other individual who is motivated by the promise of money.
Partisan
Biased in favor of a particular cause or the ideas of a particular group
Gunnel
The top edge of the side of a vessel, also spelled gunwale
Furtively
Stealthily; secretly
Erratic
Irregular; uneven; unpredictable
Ludicrous
Absurd; so ridiculous as to become funny

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