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attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
churchn: a building or institution dedicated to religious worship or activities; a Christian religious organization or denomination
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
giantadj: enormous; much bigger or more important than similar items usually are
snailn: a slow-moving mollusk with a spiral shell that it uses to protect its body
trumpetn: a brass musical instrument with a flared bell and a bright, penetrating tone; (verb) to announce or praise loudly or publicly
rearadj: at, toward, or near the back part of something; (verb) to look after a child until it is an adult
squirreln: a small to medium-sized rodent with a bushy tail, found in almost every part of the world
vellumn: a type of high-quality paper that has been processed to create a smooth and durable surface, often used for writing or printing on; a thin parchment made from animal hide
parchmentn: a thin, smooth, durable material made from the skin of a sheep or goat, used in the past as a writing surface
monkn: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
nunn: a woman who has taken religious vows and is a member of a monastic community
urbanadj: relating to or located in a town or city
craftsmann: a skilled worker who creates handmade objects, especially one who works with wood, metal, or other materials
bizarreadj: very strange or unusual
marginn: the space around the edge of a page or document; (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
illustrationn: a picture or diagram in a book, magazine, or newspaper that is used to explain or decorate the text; the act or process of explaining something
illuminatev: to light something or to make something lighter or brighter; to make something free from confusion or ambiguity
manuscriptn: the original copy of a book, piece of music, etc. before it is printed
reinforcev: to strengthen or support something, especially by adding another material to it; to make emotion, idea, etc. stronger
religionn: a deep conviction in a supernatural power that controls human destiny
decorn: the arrangement and style of the furniture, art, and other items in a room or building, used to create a particular atmosphere or aesthetic
porcupinen: a large, slow-moving, spiny mammal that is covered in sharp quills and is native to Asia, Africa, and certain parts of the Americas
spinen: the series of bones running down the center of the back that protect the spinal cord and support the body; the backbone or vertebral column
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
deviln: a supernatural being typically represented in belief systems as an evil or mischievous spirit, often used metaphorically to describe a person or thing that is harmful, dangerous, or wicked
faithn: complete trust in something or someone’s ability or knowledge; a strong belief in religion, divine power, etc.
Christn: the man that Christians believe is the prophet and the son of God, and whose life and sermons form the basis for Christianity
sinn: the offense against a religious or moral law or against God
humankindn: the whole of the living human inhabitants of the earth
medievaladj: relating to or belonging to the Middle Age that is for the period of A.D.600 to A.D. 1450
loren: traditional knowledge, stories, or beliefs, often passed down through oral tradition; a body of knowledge or tradition that is often considered to be mythological or legendary in nature
huntv: to go after and try to catch wild animals to kill them for food, sport, or profit
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
unicornn: a mythical horse-like creature with a single horn on its forehead; a privately held startup company that reached a valuation of $1 billion
hornn: a hard, pointed, often curved part that grows on the top of the heads of some animals, such as sheep and cows; a noisemaker or musical instrument that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
virginn: a person who has never had sex; (adjective) being used or worked for the first time
symbolizev: to represent or stand for something else, particularly an abstract concept or idea; to be an emblem or sign of something
temptationn: the desire to do or have something that you know you should not do or have; the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
lustn: a strong desire or craving, usually of a sexual nature
redeemv: to compensate for the faults or bad aspects of something; to regain possession or assume ownership of something by paying a sum of money or fulfilling a condition; to rescue or save someone from a difficult or hopeless situation
sacredadj: connected with religion or religious purposes; worthy of respect or dedication because of a connection with a god
referv: to direct someone’s attention, thoughts, or questions to another source or person; to mention, cite, or allude to something as evidence or support
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
mysteriousadj: difficult to understand, explain, or identify; having an aura of secrecy, intrigue, or puzzlement
motifn: a recurring element in an artistic or literary work, typically a particular image or idea; a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
symboln: something visible that is used to represent something else
inevitableadj: certain to happen and unavoidable
defeatv: to win against somebody in a fight, war, or attempt
humilityn: the quality or condition of being humble; a low estimate of one’s self
vanquishv: to defeat or conquer thoroughly; to overcome and gain control over someone or something
priden: a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s achievements
bookmakern: a person or company that takes bets on sporting events, races, or other competitions and sets the odds and payouts for the bets
incorporatev: to include something as a part of a larger entity
tubn: a large, deep, round container, typically made of metal or plastic, used for washing or soaking things, especially clothes or a person’s body
shorthandn: a system of rapid handwriting or abbreviation that uses symbols, abbreviations, or other devices to represent words or phrases; a short and simple way of expressing or describing something
disapprovaln: the act of not liking or agreeing with something; an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
ironicadj: using words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal or usual meaning, often for humorous or rhetorical effect
spinv: to cause something to rotate rapidly; to cause someone to feel dizzy or disoriented
subversiveadj: intended to undermine or overthrow a system, authority, or established order through an intentional effort to cause disruption or to challenge the existing norms or beliefs; (noun) a person or thing intended to undermine the power or authority of an established system or institution
punishmentn: a penalty or consequence inflicted for wrongdoing or offense; a means of enforcing discipline or preventing further wrongdoing
lawbreakern: a person who breaks the law, especially habitually or deliberately
allusionn: an expression that is intended to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; passing reference or indirect mention
oppressv: to treat people in a cruel and authoritarian way, especially by denying them the same freedoms, rights, etc. as other people
summarizev: to give a brief statement of the most important facts or ideas about something
scandaln: an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage
welshv: to fail to honor a debt or commitment; to renege on a promise or agreement
plummetv: to fall or drop suddenly and steeply; to decline rapidly or sharply
towern: a structure that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and either forms part of a building or stands alone
illuminationn: light or source of light; the degree of visibility of your environment
psalmn: a song or hymn of praise to God, used in the Christian and Jewish religions
prayv: to make a request or petition to a higher power, especially in the form of a respectful or humble request
commitv: to do something illegal or wrong
shavev: to remove body hair with a razor; to cut the price of something
patchn: a small piece of material or fabric used to repair or reinforce a tear, hole, or damaged area; a small plot of land used for cultivation or a specific purpose
indicatev: to show, point out, or make known something, often through a sign or a symbol; to suggest or imply something without stating it directly
clergymann: a man who is a member of the clergy (= religious leader), especially a minister or priest in the Christian Church
neglectv: to not give enough care or attention to something; to leave something undone
alludev: to suggest or make reference to something indirectly
clericn: a member of the clergy or a religious leader; someone who has been ordained or appointed to perform religious duties or responsibilities
spiritualadj: relating to or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things
advisern: a person who gives advice about a particular subject
encouragev: to give someone support, confidence, or hope; to persuade someone to do or continue to do something by making it easier for them and making them believe it is a good thing to do
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
impressiveadj: arousing admiration due to size, quality, or skill
royaladj: relating to or belonging to the king or queen or a member of their family
patronagen: the support or encouragement of a person or group, especially in the form of sponsorship or financial aid; the power or privilege of making appointments or bestowing favors, typically by a patron or patroness
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
aidn: things sent to help countries in need, notably food or money; support
talismann: an object believed to bring good luck or protection to its owner, often worn as jewelry or carried on one’s person
variationn: the act or state of changing; a difference or change in the way something is done, made or said
trickyadj: requiring care and skill because challenging to do or deal with