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morris vocab merchant of vencie

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edifice

large building or organization

reverence

veneration

visage

countenance

reputed

resorted or supposed to be

extortion

oppressive or illegal means of

requite

retaliation

forerunner

indication of something to follow

supposition

something that is assumed

rail

to utter butter complaint

knave

untrustworthy person

fiend

wicked person

allay

to lessen fear or doubt

sober

quiet or sedate in manner

demurely

reserved

entreat

beg or implore

pagan

irreligious or hedonistic person

heinous

odious

strife

struggle or clash

peruse

read through thoroughly

loath

disinclined

foppery

excessively vain in clothing, manners, actions

wont

custom, habit

glisters

brilliance

amity

friendship

dulcet

pleasant to the eye, taste or feeling

eloquence

using language with fluency and aptness

vantage

advantage or superiority

bereft

deprived

infidel

one who does not accept a particular faith

intercessors

people who intercede

usurer

person who lends money and charges intrest

gratis

free

adversary

opposing force

malice

desire to inflict harm with evil intent

abject

contemptible

epitaph

praise in writing of a deceased person

suffice

enough to satisfy needs or purposes

precedent

act or decision serving as a rule or pattern

predicament

unpleasant, difficult or dangerous situation

overtrip

skip over, pass lightly over

waft

beacon, wave at, signal

unthrift

unthrifty, spendthrift, prodigal

out-night

outdo in making references to the night

footing

footfall, footsteps, strides

hallowing

shouting, crying out

cherubin

or: cherbim, angles

wanton

unrestrained, undisciplined, boisterous, uncontrolled

stratagem

dead of violence, bloody act

methinks

it seems/ seemed to me

attend

listen to, pay attention to

acquit

pay back, requite, settle the score with

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