24 terms

Medieval (Gawain and Morte)

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righteous
acting in a just, upright manner
pillagers
those who take property by violence
to swoon
to faint
to cower
to cringe and tremble in fear
orisons
prayers
to feign
to pretend
to entreat
to make an earnest appeal; to plead
to avail
to make use of; to take advantage of
hilt
the handle of a weapon or tool
boon
a request or favor
tryst
an appointment or meeting
adroitly
skillfully
peril
exposure to harm or injury
hermitage
a secluded retreat, often religious
dais
a raised platform indicating a position of honor
to adjure
to request solemnly; to appeal to earnestly
parley
a conference or discussion, especially with an enemy
to behoove
to benefit or to be necessary morally or ethically
doleful
full of or causing sorrow
to inter
to bury a dead body
to assay
to prove or test
recreant
cowardly or disloyal
to demur
to protest or delay because of one's doubts or concerns
uncouth
uncultured, awkward, or unmannerly