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Unformatted text preview: Africa, used in making incense, perfume, etc. northing Naut . the distance due north covered by a vessel traveling on any northerly course. oracular of or like an oracle; wise, prophetic, mysterious, etc. overture an introductory proposal or offer; indication of willingness to negotiate. palpable clear to the mind; obvious; evident; plain. parapets walls or banks used to screen troops from frontal enemy fire, sometimes placed along the top of a rampart. pestilence anything, as a doctrine, regarded as harmful or dangerous....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08