Beowulf Word-Hoard (Scentence – Definition) Flashcard Example #85068

threatening harm; menacing
The man’s baleful look at his wife scared her.
to hand down or pass onto
He bequeathed his children his money after he died.
a strong support or protection
The security guards were a bulwark so that prisoners did not escape.
skilled or an expert in or clever
The canny man invested in the company so he could earn more money.
to engage in drunken revelry
College kids caroused and got in trouble.
without consolation or comfort; unhappy
The family was disconsolate when the parents died.
a stock or store of money or valued objects, typically one that is secret or carefully guarded
The man’s hoard allowed him buy food during the famine.
deserving disgrace or shame
After the fight the man was ignominious because he participated.
incapable of being appeased
Because the girl could not decide what she wanted the seller was insatiable.
intruder
The interloper was the reason the fight began.
unwilling to change one’s views or to agree about something
The man was intransigent made him stick firmly to his choice.
a passionate expression of grief or sorrow
The lamentation of the boy was an effect of failing the test.
to raid or plunder
The bad guy maruded the site before bombing it.
extremely hungry
Before the man had diner he was ravenous.
to criticize sharply
The teacher rebuked the class because of their bad behavior.
make a military observation of (a region)
The president can reconnoiter in a war.
shining
Resplendent people always stand out in a crowd.
splendid and expensive-looking
The glasses in the store were sumptuous.
never relaxing or slackening
Unremitting people do not have time to relax.
accorded a great deal of respect, esp. because of age, wisdom, or character
The old man was venerable because of his age.

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