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34 terms

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ponder
to think deeply; to consider carefully
quaint
attractive or pleasant in an odd or old fashioned way
lore
learning, knowledge, especially of a traditional nature. a particular body of tradition
entreat
to request earnestly; to implore, beg
stately
dignified, majestic
yore
a former period of time in ones life "days of yore"
mien
a persons presence, apperance
decorum
appropriate behavior, good manners,
countenance
appearance, usually of somebody or somethings face
ghastly
horrifying, dreadful, pale, dim, ghoulish, ugly
ominous
threatning
placid
peaceful
gaunt
thin in a sickly way
fiend
devil, demon
pallid
very pale
implore
entreat;beg
vainly
without result
dirge
somber song expressing mourning, funeral song
quaff
to drink heartily
respite
to rest, a pausing from doing something
craven
coward
seraphim
angels
nepenthe
a potion to cause forgetfulness
balm in gilead
soothing ointment made in Gilead
Aidenn
Eden/paradise
obeisance
a position showing deference like a bow or curtsy
surcease
a stopping
vainly
without result/obsessed with good looks
pluto
roman name for Hades
pernicious
causing insidious harm or ruin, ruinous, deadly, fatal
despicable
deserving to be despised, contemptible, antonyms: worthy, loving
tantalize
to torment with, or as if with, the sight of something desired but out of reach, to tease by arousing expectations that are repeatedly disappointed
sterling
throughly excellent, honorable, highest quality
caustic
capable of burning, corroding, or destroying live tissue