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					              Vocabulary Ch. 10 & 11



 Word               Definition (Dictionary.com)


Cudgel             a short, thick stick used as a   B at, Stick
                   weapon; club

Loathsome          causing feelings of loathing;    Hateful,
                   disgusting; revolting;           despicable,
                   repulsive                        wicked, shameful

Frowzy             dirty and untidy; slovenly       Unkempt,
                                                    disheveled

Malignant          disposed to cause harm,          Evil, hateful
                   suffering, or distress
                   deliberately; feeling or
                   showing ill will or hatred

Mummeries          A pretentious or hypocritical
                   show or ceremony

Ruffianly          tough; lawless; brutal

Freighted          to load; burden

Joviality          adj. Marked by hearty            Fun, cheerfulness
                   conviviality and good cheer

Sordid             dirty or filthy                  Squalid,
                                                    disgusting, grimy

Interposing        to place between; cause to
                   intervene

Infuriated         to make furious; enrage

Eftsoons           once again; anew
Spurious        not genuine, authentic, or true;   False, unauthentic
                not from the claimed,
                pretended, or proper source;
                counterfeit

Usurper         to seize and hold (a position,
                office, power, etc.) by force or
                without legal right

Bawdkin         embroidered fabric made of
                woven silk and gold thread

Bawdricks       ornamental belts worn
                diagonally across the chest

Voyded          cut to show the garment
                underneath

Cannell-bone    collarbone

Mommarye        mummery, or mined acting

Taunt           to reproach in a sarcastic,        Mock, sneer at,
                insulting, or jeering manner;      tease
                mock

Goad            anything that pricks or wounds Provoke,
                like such a stick                  stimulate

Mortification   A feeling of shame,
                humiliation, or wounded pride

Mobtide
Revel           to take great pleasure or          Get drunk
                delight

Liege           a feudal lord entitled to
                allegiance and service

Prodigious      extraordinary in size, amount,     Abnormal
                extent, degree, force

				
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