BEOWULF VOCABULARY

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BEOWULF VOCABULARY. bequeath (v). to pass on or hand down. enmity (n). hatred or animosity. qualm (n). an uneasy feeling of remorse. assuage (v). to soothe or calm. marauding (adj). engaged in raiding an area for the purpose of taking something. carouse (v). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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BEOWULF VOCABULARY

BEOWULF VOCABULARY1bequeath (v)to pass on or hand down2enmity (n)hatred or animosity3qualm (n)an uneasy feeling of remorse4assuage (v)to soothe or calm5marauding (adj)engaged in raiding an area for the purpose of taking something6carouse (v)to engage in drunken revelry7tessellated (adj)arranged in or having the appearance of a mosaic; checkered 8harrowing (adj)extremely disturbing or agonizinglurid (adj)fierce or shocking in intensity retinue (n)the group following or attending to an important personjutting (adj)extending out above or beyond a surface or boundaryresplendent (adj)shining brilliantly; radiantprecipice (n)a situation of great dangerresolute (adj)determined and resolvedserpentine (adj)sly and cunningenmesh (v)to catch or entangleinsidious (adj)stealthily deceitfuldiscerning (adj)showing outstanding judgmentintrepid (adj)fearless and courageoussinuous (adj)having many bends or turns; winding