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elusiveadj: difficult to find, define, achieve, or remember
magnumn: a large wine bottle, typically holding 1.5 liters of wine, equivalent to two standard bottles; a type of cartridge that is more powerful than standard cartridges of the same caliber
opusn: a musical composition often numbered to indicate the order in which it was written
alternativen: one of two or more available possibilities or choice
upendv: to turn or flip over; to overthrow or upset the established order
inherentadj: existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
inferioradj: lower in rank, status, or quality
pavev: to cover something with a hard, flat material such as stones, bricks, or concrete, to make it suitable for travel or use
subsequentadj: happening or occurring later or after something else
giantadj: enormous; much bigger or more important than similar items usually are
pilgrimn: a person who journeys, especially a long distance, to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion
shrinen: a place considered holy because of its association with a deity or a sacred person or relic or because it is a place of pilgrimage or worship
saintn: a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness, virtue, or devotion
prologuen: an introduction to a literary work, typically one that sets the background or provides explanations of the events that follow
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
intentionn: something you want to do and are going to do
talen: a story made up in someone’s imagination, especially one full of action and adventure
uncertainadj: not being sure of something; not being able to choose
incompleteadj: not having all the necessary or appropriate parts; not yet finished
hodgepodgen: a mixture of diverse elements or ingredients that are not well blended or integrated
knightn: a mounted soldier in the past, typically one of noble birth trained to fight in armor; (today in Great Britain) a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
millern: a person who operates a mill (= a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing), especially a grain mill
pardonv: to forgive someone for something they have said or done, such as a crime; (noun) the act of excusing a mistake or offense
genren: a particular type or style of literature, art, music, or film that involves a particular set of characteristics
sermonn: a speech or lecture given by a religious leader, especially a minister or priest, as part of a worship service
allegoryn: a story, play, picture, etc. in which the characters and events represent religious or political values, concepts, or morals
hagiographyn: a biography or book about the lives of saints or other religious figures, written with an emphasis on their miracles and other religious aspects
chivalryn: the medieval knightly system of ethics and honor, especially concerning bravery, courtesy, and protection of the weak
romanticadj: of or relating to love or a sexual relationship
varyv: to become different in terms of size, shape, etc.
religionn: a deep conviction in a supernatural power that controls human destiny
hypocrisyn: the practice of engaging in the same behavior or activity for which one criticizes another or the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s behavior does not conform
episoden: a happening or story that is distinctive in a series of related events; an abrupt short period during which someone suffers from the effects of a physical or mental illness
bawdyadj: indecent or obscene, especially about sexual matters
humorn: the quality of being amusing or funny; the liquid parts of the body
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
pronouncev: to say or speak (a word or words) correctly or in a particular way
instancen: a particular example or single occurrence of something
supernaturaladj: of or relating to existence outside the natural world; not able to be explained by natural laws
allegedlyadv: according to what has been stated or reported; supposedly
Arthurianadj: relating to king Arthur and the tales and legends associated with him
greetv: to say hello to someone; to express welcome on meeting someone
honorn: high regard or great respect for someone; the quality of having and doing based on a keen sense of morality; (verb) to show respect towards someone
fulfillv: to meet the requirements or expectations; to achieve or realize
fairyn: a mythical being of folklore and romance usually depicted as having magic powers
versen: a type of poetry that is characterized by a metrical structure and often a rhyme scheme
departv: to go away or leave, especially to start a journey
prevailingadj: most frequent, widespread, or currently dominant, usually referring to a particular opinion, attitude, or trend
iambicadj: relating to or consisting of iambs; a metrical foot consisting of two syllables, with the first syllable short and the second syllable long
syllablen: a single unit of spoken language more significant than a phoneme containing a vowel sound and usually one or more consonants
stapleadj: essential, crucial, or regularly used
poetryn: poems in general as a genre of literature
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
pentametern: a line of verse consisting of five metrical feet
brilliantlyadv: in an intelligent, graceful, or skillful manner; very brightly or effectively
sonnetn: a 14-line poem, typically with a formal rhyme scheme
ravagev: to cause damage to something badly
inheritv: to receive money, property, or a title from someone after they have died
fortunen: a large amount of money or property; chance or luck as an unknown and arbitrary force affecting human affairs
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
epidemicn: the widespread outbreak of a particular disease in a large number of people at the same time
windfalln: an unexpected benefit or advantage, especially a large profit or gain
obtainv: to get something, especially by making a great effort
tradesmann: a person who works in a trade or commerce, such as a craftsman, merchant, or vendor
merchantn: a person who buys and sells a large number of goods, especially one who imports and exports goods

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