Tolkien Reading Day: Tolkien Reading Day, List 3

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  1. press
    urge or force in an indicated direction
  2. swarthy
    naturally having skin of a dark color
  3. worthy
    an important, honorable person
  4. bolster
    a pillow put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
  5. warble
    sing or play with trills
  6. wax
    increase, rise, or advance
  7. wraith
    a ghostly figure, especially one seen shortly before death
  8. cleft
    a long narrow opening
  9. fortnight
    a period of fourteen consecutive days
  10. raiment
    especially fine or decorative clothing
  11. haggard
    showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
  12. swoon
    pass out from weakness or physical or emotional distress
  13. dale
    an open valley in a hilly area
  14. beset
    assail or attack on all sides
  15. steed
    a spirited horse for state or war
  16. hobble
    walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
  17. cleave
    stick or hold together and resist separation
  18. dais
    a platform raised above the surrounding level
  19. hale
    exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
  20. forlorn
    marked by or showing hopelessness
  21. wan
    pale, as of a person's complexion
  22. thither
    to or toward that place; away from the speaker
  23. yore
    time long past
  24. hither
    to this place
  25. gossamer
    filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
  26. whence
    from what place, source, or cause
  27. delve
    turn up, loosen, or remove earth
  28. citadel
    a stronghold for shelter during a battle
  29. verily
    in truth; certainly
  30. bulwark
    an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
  31. stalwart
    having rugged physical strength
  32. trove
    a valuable collection or treasure found hidden
  33. feign
    give a false appearance of
  34. rue
    feel sorry for; be contrite about
  35. declaim
    recite in a skilled and formal way
Created on March 23, 2023 (updated March 24, 2023)

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