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TPB Vocab

TermDefinition
abridge to shorten without losing the sense
Chicanery the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose
nuptials a wedding
parry an act of parrying; to ward off (a weapon or attack) with a countermove
pyre heap of combustible material
solioquy a long serious speech that a character makes to an audience that reveals the characters thoughts
sublime of such excellence, or beauty
riposte quick clever reply to an insult or criticism
visage a person's face with reference to the form or features
swarthy dark color or complexion
fey supernatural or enchanted
foray sudden short attack
archetype somethings that serves as a basis for making copies
parody humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing
impasse position with no escape; deadlock
anachronism something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time
impediment obstacle
vulpine cunning or crafty; relating to a fox
droll amusing in an odd way; humorous
ample plentiful; enough
Created by: hcps-kloskyam