Tolkien Reading Day: Tolkien Reading Day, List 2

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  1. abreast
    alongside each other, facing in the same direction
  2. bough
    any of the larger branches of a tree
  3. tidings
    information about recent and important events
  4. assail
    attack someone physically or emotionally
  5. bramble
    any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines
  6. woe
    misery resulting from affliction
  7. varmint
    any usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable
  8. swath
    a path or strip
  9. bollard
    a strong post
  10. wallow
    roll around
  11. wrath
    intense anger
  12. haunt
    be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
  13. store
    a supply of something available for future use
  14. sluggard
    an idle slothful person
  15. enmity
    a state of deep-seated ill-will
  16. clamber
    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  17. hoary
    having gray or white hair as with age
  18. beckon
    summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
  19. keen
    intense or sharp
  20. yammer
    talk or complain incessantly
  21. fret
    be agitated or irritated
  22. billow
    a large sea wave
  23. usurper
    one who wrongfully seizes and holds the place of another
  24. bleat
    the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  25. bier
    a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial
  26. sire
    the male parent of an animal, especially a domestic animal
  27. caper
    jump about playfully
  28. mirth
    great merriment
  29. falter
    the act of pausing uncertainly
  30. circlet
    decorated metal band worn around the head
  31. waver
    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
  32. hew
    strike with an axe; cut down, strike
  33. hilt
    the handle of a sword or dagger
  34. furlong
    a unit of length equal to 220 yards
  35. uncouth
    lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  36. babel
    a confusion of voices and other sounds
  37. tankard
    a large drinking vessel with one handle
  38. shank
    the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  39. neigh
    make a sound characteristic of a horse
  40. amiss
    in an improper or mistaken manner
Created on March 23, 2023 (updated March 24, 2023)

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