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Beowulf #1

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Spawn
(v) to produce young especially in large numbers
Lament
(v) to mourn aloud, to wail, to regret
Relish
(v) to be pleased or gratified by, eat or drink with pleasure
Reparation
(n) act of making amends
Plunder
(v) to steel goods by force, to commit robbery
Solace
(n) source of relief
Keel
(n) a flat bottomed barge
Hoary
(adj) extremely old
Loathsome
(adj) causing hatred or disgust
Resound
(v) to echo or make a loud sound
Pyre
(n) a pile of wood or other burnable material
Loot
(v) a collection of objects taken by dishonesty
Murky
(adj) dark, gloomy, cheerless
Barren
(adj) unproductive
Anguish
(n) suffering, pain, distress
Courtier
(n) a person in attendance at the court of a king
Afflict
(v) to cause pain, to overthrow, to defeat
Blunt
(adj) having a dull edge or point
Mead
(n) a beverage made of water, honey, malt, and yeast
Furrow
(n) plowed land
Vex
(v) irritate, annoy
Beacon
(n) source of light
Reprisal
(n) retaliation against an enemy
Gorge
(n) narrow cleft with steep rocky wall
Purge
(v) to cleanse, purify
Infamous
(adj) having a bad reputation
Writhe
(n) to squirm as if in acute discomfort or pain
Cower
(v) to crouch as in fear or shame
Sinew
(n) strength, ligaments, tendons
Fetters
(n) chain or shackle placed on the feet