canterbury vocab - a cord with a small hook at one end used...

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1. Absolution- free from guilt, 2. Allegory- spiritual meaning through concrete materials 3. Antics- a playful trick 4. Archetype- original pattern or model 5. Avarice- desirable greed for riches 6. Avouches- to declare validity 7. Bequeath- to hand down; pass on 8. Brethren- fellow member 9. Burgess- an inhabitant of an English borough 10. Castigate- to punish in order to correct 11. Commission- a group of persons authoritatively charged with particular functions 12. Contemptuous- showing or expressing contempt or disdain 13. Esteemed-To regard with respect; prize 14. Garnished- to decorate 15. Implore- to beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy; beseech; entreat 16. Innumerable- incapable of being counted; countless 17. Lanyard-
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Unformatted text preview: a cord with a small hook at one end, used in firing certain kinds of cannon 18. Miscreant-a disbeliever 19. Pallor-unusual or extreme paleness 20. Parley-a discussion or conference 21. Perdition-a state of final spiritual ruin; loss of the soul; damnation 22. Prating-empty or foolish talk 23. Prevarication-to speak falsely or misleadingly 24. Privy-private 25. Ravaged-o work havoc upon; damage or mar by ravages 26. Rebuke-to express sharp, stern disapproval of 27. Sanguine-cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident 28. Solicitous-anxious or concerned 29. Tarry- to wait 30. Yokel-a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture...
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