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20 terms

Cyrano Vocab #2

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allure
attract
ambush
surprise attack
benediction
the act if giving a blessing
besiege
to surround with troops
brawl
a noisy quarrel or fight
forestall
to prevent or delay
genial
having a pleasant or friendly disposition
impertinence
insolence; behavior that goes beyond proper limits
jest
something said or done to provoke amusement
languish
to pine with desire or longing
parry
to deflect or ward off, an evasive action
precipitate
to rush into something without thinking
protuberance
a projection; something that sticks out
purged
to free from impurities
receptacle
container
refrain
a phrase or verse repeated; to hold oneself back
reverence
profound awe or respect
sublime
noble, majestic, of high spiritual or intellectual worth
tableau
description; grouping
utter
to speak