Tolkien Reading Day: Tolkien Reading Day, List 7

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  1. harried
    troubled persistently, especially with petty annoyances
  2. quay
    wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline
  3. fief
    a piece of land held under the feudal system
  4. bastion
    projecting part of a rampart or other fortification
  5. capital
    the upper part of a column
  6. twain
    two items of the same kind
  7. belie
    represent falsely
  8. fealty
    the loyalty that one owes to a country, sovereign, or lord
  9. salver
    a tray for serving food or drinks
  10. flagon
    a large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout
  11. anon
    (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while
  12. morsel
    a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
  13. dominion
    control or power through legal authority
  14. sonorous
    full and loud and deep
  15. gloaming
    the time of day immediately following sunset
  16. heath
    uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
  17. bray
    make a sound characteristic of donkeys
  18. hamlet
    a community of people smaller than a village
  19. thane
    a feudal lord or baron
  20. beleaguer
    surround so as to force to give up
  21. lithe
    moving and bending with ease
  22. dole
    bestow, as in small portions
  23. brazier
    large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned
  24. dregs
    sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
  25. pyre
    wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
  26. brook
    put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  27. tang
    a pungent and distinctive odor
  28. discomfit
    cause to lose one's composure
  29. dour
    stubbornly unyielding
  30. waft
    be driven or carried along, as by the air
  31. upstart
    a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status
  32. recreant
    lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
  33. wrest
    obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
  34. trammel
    catch in or as if in a trap
  35. pray
    entreat or beg
Created on March 23, 2023 (updated March 24, 2023)

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