Beowulf Vocab Flashcard Example #84979

mizzle
droplets in a spray
bawn
enclosure
harrowed
to inflict great stress; torment; to vex
conjure
to summon by magic
fen
marsh
slurry
mixture of a solid and liquid
redress
payment for injury; remedy
requite
to reward
hasped
to fasten
yore
former times
felicity
great happiness
alacrity
brisk and cheerful readiness
barrow
a mound of earth or stone over ancient grave or pit
cache
a hiding place for storage
wane
becoming weaker or less vigorous
rased
completely destroyed
boss
a round knob, stub
suppurating
oozing with pus
swathe
wrapping; bandage
bier
platform on which a casket is set on
torques
necklaces of twisted metal
insinuations
suggestions, connotation
effulgent
shining brightly, radiant
resplendent
attractive
booty
treasure stolen in battle
sway
influence
bawn
a place to hold living things
mere
pond or lake
bulwark
defensive protection
tarn
small mountain lake
fetters
chains
sept
a branch of family
deluge
sever flood
overweening
showing excessive confidence or pride
affront
conflict
trove
treasure
gloaming
twilight
virulent
strong; can barely be conquered
prodigious
wonderful, out of the ordinary; immense
bane
curse; ruin
disdainfully
showing contempt or lack of restraint
graith
collection of possessions
keep
tower that’s heavily guarded and secure
baleful
very evil or harmful
keen
wailing; laments for the dead
manacled
fasten to a wall with chains or shackles
sinews
tendons or ligaments
ignominious
shameful; disgraceful
prowess
excellent skill; competency
solace
comfort or consolation
thrall
slave being held in power, enchanted into being one’s slave
blather
lots of ridiculous talk
arbitrate
to reach a judgment
boons
benefits, blessings, favors
wiles
cunning strategies
carnage
massacre; slaughter of many people
ravenous
extremely hungry
depredations
act of attacking or plundering
coffers
containers used to hold money or valuables
screes
sloping masses of rocky fragments
whet
sharpen; to make keen
fettle
readiness for action

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