Tolkien Reading Day: Tolkien Reading Day, List 1

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  1. comely
    very pleasing to the eye
  2. vale
    a valley
  3. eaves
    the overhang at the lower edge of a roof
  4. perilous
    fraught with danger
  5. dearth
    an acute insufficiency
  6. league
    an obsolete unit of distance of around 3 miles
  7. daunt
    cause to lose courage
  8. token
    something serving as a sign of something else
  9. muster
    call to duty, such as military service
  10. hoard
    a secret store of valuables or money
  11. treachery
    betrayal of a trust
  12. warren
    a series of underground tunnels occupied by rabbits
  13. hence
    from this place
  14. scintillating
    having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
  15. phalanx
    any closely ranked crowd of people
  16. provender
    a stock or supply of foods
  17. din
    a loud, harsh, or strident noise
  18. manuscript
    handwritten book or document
  19. barrow
    a cart for carrying small loads
  20. foil
    hinder or prevent, as an effort, plan, or desire
  21. throes
    violent pangs of suffering
  22. warrant
    formal and explicit approval
  23. essay
    make an effort or attempt
  24. hitherto
    up to this point; until the present time
  25. breeches
    trousers ending above the knee
  26. respite
    a pause from doing something
  27. wrought
    shaped to fit by altering the contours of a pliable mass
  28. furtive
    secret and sly
  29. portent
    a sign of something about to happen
  30. yonder
    distant but within sight
  31. cloven
    (used of hooves) split, divided
  32. bleary
    indistinct or hazy in outline
  33. traffic
    trade or deal a commodity
  34. heed
    careful attention
  35. thicket
    a dense growth of bushes
Created on March 23, 2023 (updated March 24, 2023)

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