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English 2- Beowulf Vocab
Foundling
Prudent
Rampant
Anathema
An infant that has been abandoned by it's parents and is disc…
Acting with or showing care and thought for the future, self…
Flourishing or spreading unchecked
Someone or something you detest
Foundling
An infant that has been abandoned by it's parents and is disc…
Prudent
Acting with or showing care and thought for the future, self…
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English - Notes 2, Beowulf
Beowulf
Anglo-Saxon England
more than 3000 lines long
Beowulf
longest epic poem in Old English
language spoken in Beowulf before Norman conquest
how long is the Beowulf epic?
relates the exploits of its eponymous hero
Beowulf
longest epic poem in Old English
Anglo-Saxon England
language spoken in Beowulf before Norman conquest
English Beowulf Sec.2
Stook
Four square
Recompense
Glut
Sheaves of branches set in an upright stack or pile
Characterized by boldness
To pay for services rendered or damaged incarried
To eat to excess of fill to satiety
Stook
Sheaves of branches set in an upright stack or pile
Four square
Characterized by boldness
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English 2 Beowulf Vocabulary
scourge
prudent
foundling
anathema
n. something that causes great trouble or suffering
adj. acting with or showing care and thought for the future
n. an infant that has been abandoned by its parents and is di…
n. a strong, formal curse excommunicating an individual
scourge
n. something that causes great trouble or suffering
prudent
adj. acting with or showing care and thought for the future
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English - Beowulf Vocab 2
Threshold
Talons
Writhing
Taut
The sill of a doorway. The entrance to a house or building.
A claw.
To twist the body about, or squirm, as in pain, violent effor…
Tightly drawn; tense; not slack. Pulled.
Threshold
The sill of a doorway. The entrance to a house or building.
Talons
A claw.
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English 2 test Beowulf
What time period was the beowulf book in
When does the roman empire fall
Rural clans and everyday people were ?
Anglo Saxon people are
Anglo saxons 410-1066
410 AD
Free to move across the English Channel to claim land territo…
Clans that settle modern day England
What time period was the beowulf book in
Anglo saxons 410-1066
When does the roman empire fall
410 AD
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english 2 honors beowulf vocab
reparation
solace
purge
writhing
compensation for a wrong
comfort, relief
purify, cleanse
making twisting or turning motions
reparation
compensation for a wrong
solace
comfort, relief
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English Beowulf part 2
Embossed
Plunder
Loathsome
Gluttonous
Carve,mold, or stamp a design onto a surface so that it stand…
To steal goods from (person or place) using force or in time…
Causing harm, disgust, repulsiveness
Excessively greedy
Embossed
Carve,mold, or stamp a design onto a surface so that it stand…
Plunder
To steal goods from (person or place) using force or in time…
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English Vocab 2- Beowulf
Prudent
Amidships
Renege
Grievance
wise in particular affairs; keeping practical sense
the center part of a ship or an aircraft
to go back on one's word; break a rule of play (cards)
something believed to cause distress; a complaint against an…
Prudent
wise in particular affairs; keeping practical sense
Amidships
the center part of a ship or an aircraft
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English Beowulf Vocab 2
heathen
ensconced
alacrity
eminent
n. - pagan; a person who does not belong to a widely held rel…
v. establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe, or s…
n. - brisk and cheerful readiness; eagerness
adj. - (of a person) famous and respected within a particular…
heathen
n. - pagan; a person who does not belong to a widely held rel…
ensconced
v. establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe, or s…
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English Beowulf Vocab 2
Stalwart adjective
Brook verb
Vanity noun
Bawn noun
Strong, sturdy
To stand for
Something which shows you have too much pride in yourself
Defensive wall
Stalwart adjective
Strong, sturdy
Brook verb
To stand for
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English Beowulf Vocab 2
Heathen
Mead-Hall
Gable
Sentinel
A person who does not belong to a widely held religion Noun/G…
A large building with a single room meant for food and celebr…
The part of a wall that encloses the end of a pitched roof No…
A soldier or guard whose job was to stay and keep watch Noun/…
Heathen
A person who does not belong to a widely held religion Noun/G…
Mead-Hall
A large building with a single room meant for food and celebr…
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English Beowulf 2
Surge
Cunning
Intent
Supple
V. Rise and move as in wavee or billows... V. Rise or heave upwa…
Adj. showing inventiveness and skills ... Adj. marked by skill i…
N. And anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides yo…
Adj. moving and bending with ease... Adj. capable of moving or b…
Surge
V. Rise and move as in wavee or billows... V. Rise or heave upwa…
Cunning
Adj. showing inventiveness and skills ... Adj. marked by skill i…
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Vocab 2 English Beowulf
renege
anathema
wane
stalwart
to go back on ones word; reverse
person detested or loathed; hate
decrease in strength, intensity; moon
sturdy, strongly, brave, bold
renege
to go back on ones word; reverse
anathema
person detested or loathed; hate
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English Beowulf 2
carouse
pariah
eminent
alacrity
(v.) To party, celebrate
A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
Of high reputation, outstanding
cheerful promptness; eagerness;
carouse
(v.) To party, celebrate
pariah
A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
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Beowulf Vocab. English 2
fen
sneer
sheaf
clench
low-lying wed land with grassy vegetation
express through a scornful smile
a package of several things tied together
squeeze together tightly
fen
low-lying wed land with grassy vegetation
sneer
express through a scornful smile
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Beowulf English 2 Honors
Admonish
Sentinel
Fervent
Rancor
V. Advise, caution
n. Person or animal that guards
Adj. having great warmth of feeling
n. ill will; continuing and bitter hate
Admonish
V. Advise, caution
Sentinel
n. Person or animal that guards
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English 3 Beowulf 2
Werglid
Unferth
Vexed
Scabbard
A fine paid tot the relatives of a murdered person to free th…
Danish warrior who had questioned Beowulf's bravery before th…
Irritated; annoyed
A sheath for a sword
Werglid
A fine paid tot the relatives of a murdered person to free th…
Unferth
Danish warrior who had questioned Beowulf's bravery before th…
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English - Beowulf - Vocab #2
slack
shadow-bourne
loping
bane
to escape/avoid (shirk) work or duty... (when the hall-guards we…
a shadowy, dark stream or brook... (refers to Grendel's home, th…
moving with a long, easy stride... (refers to Grendel moving tow…
killer/slayer or destruction/death... (refers to Grendel, as the…
slack
to escape/avoid (shirk) work or duty... (when the hall-guards we…
shadow-bourne
a shadowy, dark stream or brook... (refers to Grendel's home, th…
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English- vocab for Beowulf #2
mucid
hullabaloo
relinquish
pandemonium
moldy
disturbance
to renounce(give up) or surrender
disorder
mucid
moldy
hullabaloo
disturbance
English Beowulf VOCAB 2
Billowing
Brood
Desolation
Exile
-verb (&adj)- rising and rolling in large waves
-verb- to think about something constantly out of worry or an…
-noun- lonely grief
-noun- expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree
Billowing
-verb (&adj)- rising and rolling in large waves
Brood
-verb- to think about something constantly out of worry or an…
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English: Beowulf Vocab 2
Stalwart
Ignominious
Harrowing
Fen
Firm, steadfast, uncompromising, brave
Marked by shame or disgrace; competible
An infliction of great distress or torment
A marsh; boggy land
Stalwart
Firm, steadfast, uncompromising, brave
Ignominious
Marked by shame or disgrace; competible
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English 2 Beowulf
Who was wealhtheow
Who was hrothgar
Unferth
Beowulf
Hrothgars wife
King of the Danes whose mead hall and men are menaced by Gren…
Hrothgar entertainer
Mighty warrior later becomes king of the geats
Who was wealhtheow
Hrothgars wife
Who was hrothgar
King of the Danes whose mead hall and men are menaced by Gren…
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English XII Quiz 2 Beowulf
Herot
Grendel
Beowulf
Hrothgar
The mead hall built to commemorate... Hrothgar's victories wher…
A powerful monster that attacks the Danes
Leader of the Geats; he travels to Denmark ... to help the Danes.
Ruler of the Danes.
Herot
The mead hall built to commemorate... Hrothgar's victories wher…
Grendel
A powerful monster that attacks the Danes
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Beowulf English pt.2
Coward
Fen
Malignant
Throttle
Crouched down in fear
Low land
Very virulent or infectious
Attacking or killing someone by choking or strangling them
Coward
Crouched down in fear
Fen
Low land
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ENGLISH MIDTERM (2) beowulf
IS the term anglo-saxon modern?
What does the term Anglo-Saxon refer to?
When is the anglo-saxon period?
Roman armies withdrew from Britain ear…
Yes
Refers to Settlers from Anglia & Saxony ( now Germany)
410- 1066
5th century
IS the term anglo-saxon modern?
Yes
What does the term Anglo-Saxon refer to?
Refers to Settlers from Anglia & Saxony ( now Germany)
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ENGLISH MIDTERM (2) beowulf
Shild
Beo
Hrothgar
Herot
Danish King, Hrothgar's great grandfather,
Healdane's father, grandfather of Hrothgar, Danish king
King of the Danes, Son of Healfdane, shows great values of be…
Battle hall built by Hrothgar, to celebrate and contain his f…
Shild
Danish King, Hrothgar's great grandfather,
Beo
Healdane's father, grandfather of Hrothgar, Danish king
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Gruehn English 12 Beowulf and 100 Words Set #2
assail
infallible
extoll
vehement
(v.) to attack; assault
(adj.) free from error; absolutely dependable
(v.) praised highly; exalted
(adj.) intense, forceful, powerful
assail
(v.) to attack; assault
infallible
(adj.) free from error; absolutely dependable
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english 2 H; beowulf vocab
admonish
adversity
agency
asunder
v.- to give warning or show disapproval
n.- misfortune, trouble
n.- force or power
adv.- apart, separate
admonish
v.- to give warning or show disapproval
adversity
n.- misfortune, trouble
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H English 2 - Beowulf Midterm
originally an oral epic poem (sung by…
Pagan vs. Christian, good vs. evil, li…
seen as inferior, weak, incapable of e…
Thane/warrior is loyal and obedient to…
format and charactertistics of original Beowulf?
contrasts and juxtapositions that are present in the story
How are women presented in this warrior culture?
What is the warrior ethos? How is Beowulf an ideal thane? Wha…
originally an oral epic poem (sung by…
format and charactertistics of original Beowulf?
Pagan vs. Christian, good vs. evil, li…
contrasts and juxtapositions that are present in the story
Beowulf Vocab #2 English 10R
Billowing
Brood
Desolation
Exile
Adjective or Verb: Rising and rolling in large waves
Verb: To think about something constantly out of worry or anger
Noun: Lonely greif
Noun: Expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree
Billowing
Adjective or Verb: Rising and rolling in large waves
Brood
Verb: To think about something constantly out of worry or anger
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Beowulf and Old English Vocab 2
harrow
din
quicken
fiend
(v.) to cause distress to
(n.) loud, continued noise
(adj.) spring to life; become animated
(n.) evil spirit or demon from hell
harrow
(v.) to cause distress to
din
(n.) loud, continued noise
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English Beowulf Vocab List #2
lair
lament
livid
loathsome
n,the den of a wild animal
n,an audible expression of grief; a wail
adj,discolored, black and blue
adj,disgusting; hateful
lair
n,the den of a wild animal
lament
n,an audible expression of grief; a wail
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English - Vocab Test 2 - Beowulf
heave
scald
envisage
virulent
to lift or pull (something) with effort
to burn with or as if with hot liquid or steam
to picture (something) in your mind
full of anger or hate - extremely dangerous and deadly and sp…
heave
to lift or pull (something) with effort
scald
to burn with or as if with hot liquid or steam
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Beowulf #2
Epic poem
Hero's journey
Kenning
Epithet
Long narrative poem; Commonly a hero's journey and adventures…
Usually three main portions: the departure, the initiation, a…
a special type of compounding, metaphoric in their meaning
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality chara…
Epic poem
Long narrative poem; Commonly a hero's journey and adventures…
Hero's journey
Usually three main portions: the departure, the initiation, a…
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English 4 Vocab 2- Beowulf
Bolster
Forestall
Keen
Unremitting
long pillow for bed
to prevent
an edge
not slackening
Bolster
long pillow for bed
Forestall
to prevent
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English Beowulf Vocab Quiz 2
billowing
brood
desolation
exile
v/adj. rising and rolling in large waves
v. to think about something constantly out of worry or anger
n. lonely grief
n. expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree
billowing
v/adj. rising and rolling in large waves
brood
v. to think about something constantly out of worry or anger
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English Vocab List 2 Beowulf
Vanquish
Fractious
Infraction
Refractory
to defeat or conquer; to over come in battle
hard to manage or control; full of anger and disagreement; ca…
an act that breaks a rule or law
difficult to control or deal with
Vanquish
to defeat or conquer; to over come in battle
Fractious
hard to manage or control; full of anger and disagreement; ca…
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CP English 2 Beowulf Vocab
Foundling
Wax
Thole
Prudent
A child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
To grow larger or stronger
To suffer, bear, put up with
Showing self restraint(especially in speech or behavior); wis…
Foundling
A child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
Wax
To grow larger or stronger
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Beowulf List 2
exulted (v)
flourishing (adj)
hoard (n)
infest (v)
rejoice exceedingly; be highly elated or jubilant
growing vigorously; thriving; prospering
a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded…
to be numerous in, as in anything undesirable or troublesome
exulted (v)
rejoice exceedingly; be highly elated or jubilant
flourishing (adj)
growing vigorously; thriving; prospering
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2 - Beowulf - Definitions
Epic Hero
Quest
Valorous Deeds
Divine Intervention
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
a journey upon which the epic hero departs and performs valor…
actions that demonstrate the hero's courage, strength, or vir…
God or some supernatural being takes part in the action - ass…
Epic Hero
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
Quest
a journey upon which the epic hero departs and performs valor…
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IFY-English 2 Beowulf Vocabulary
mail
fleeing
boast
inherit
n. armor made of connected metal rings, orloops of chain
adj. running away; vanishing
v. speak with excessive pride; brag
v. received property from a person by a will
mail
n. armor made of connected metal rings, orloops of chain
fleeing
adj. running away; vanishing
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English IV Beowulf
mail
fleeing
relished
groped
armor made of connected metal rings or loops of chain
running away; vanishing
enjoyed; found pleasure in
reached or felt around uncertainly, as in a search
mail
armor made of connected metal rings or loops of chain
fleeing
running away; vanishing
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English Beowulf vocab part 2
Hilt
sept
rune
pariah
the handle of a sword or dagger
clan originally from Ireland
a mark or letter of mysterious or magic significance or small…
A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
Hilt
the handle of a sword or dagger
sept
clan originally from Ireland
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English Beowulf Words Part 2
Staggering
Murky
Pilgrimage
Scabbard
Shake
Dark
Trip
A sheath for the blade
Staggering
Shake
Murky
Dark
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English vocabulary section 2 Beowulf
Stook
Four square
Recompense
Glut
Sheaves or branches set in upright stack or pile
Characterized by boldness
To pay for services, renders or damages occured
To eat to excess
Stook
Sheaves or branches set in upright stack or pile
Four square
Characterized by boldness
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English Beowulf Review Part 2
We'd looked forward to camping, but be…
On the third day of vacation, Lottie t…
Norbert is in______motion; no one know…
Thomas had cancer as a child, but now…
Wretched
Moor
Perpetual
Hale
We'd looked forward to camping, but be…
Wretched
On the third day of vacation, Lottie t…
Moor
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English 4 Beowulf Set 2
Euphemism
Nebulous
Abject
Propriety
Mild expression used in place of a harsh expression
Hazy
Hopelessly low, without self respect
Acceptable behavior
Euphemism
Mild expression used in place of a harsh expression
Nebulous
Hazy
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Beowulf List #2
agape
apprehensive
debris
exhultation
(of the mouth) wide open, especially with surprise or wonder
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
pieces of trash
The act or condition of rejoicing greatly
agape
(of the mouth) wide open, especially with surprise or wonder
apprehensive
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
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English 2 Beowulf Hickey Quiz
alliteration
kenning
consonance
assonance
the repetition of an initial sound in a neighboring word of a…
a metonym that uses highly figurative language to take the pl…
the repetition of a consonant sound anywhere within the neigh…
the repetition of a vowel sound anywhere within the neighbori…
alliteration
the repetition of an initial sound in a neighboring word of a…
kenning
a metonym that uses highly figurative language to take the pl…
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