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saraband
(noun) a courtly dance of the 17th century
suborn
(verb) 1, to incite someone to do a wrongful act; 2. to induce a witness to commit perjury
defalcation
(noun) the act of misusing or misappropriating property with which one is entrusted
assize
(noun) a session of a court
feckless
(adj) lacking in spirit; weak; ineffectual
abulia
(noun) abnormal lack of ability to act or make decisions
harridan
(noun) a vicious, scolding woman; a shrew; a termagant
pulchritude
(noun) physical beauty
revetment
(noun) 1. a strong wall on the outside of a rampart, intended as support; 2. a retaining wall
eleemosynary
(adj) 1. concerned with charity; 2. given as an act of charity
eo ipso
by that very act or quality itself
doggerel
(noun) crudely made verse, often humorous
panegyric
(noun) elaborate praise; an encomium
portly
(adj) 1. (archaic) majestic; 2. stout; corpulent
janissary
(noun) (sometimes cap.)1. a soldier in an elite Turkish guard from the 14th century to 1826
apogogic
(adj) proving something by showing the absurdity of the contrary
mort 1
(noun) a call blown on a hunting horn to signal the death of the animal hunted
mort 2
(noun) a great quantity or number
scaramouche
(noun) (sometimes cap.) in commedia dell'arte, a stock character who appears as a boastful coward
aver
(verb) to state positively; assert; asseverate