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Flashcards in 6/27/14 Deck (16):
1

lethargy

extreme fatigue

2

pentateuch

First five books of the Bible

3

metaphor

a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God.”

4

seraphim

Order of angels

5

missive

A written message

6

clement

mild or merciful in disposition or character

7

convent

Nunnery, retreat for nuns, place to live away from the world

8

sorrel

reddish color

9

bailiff

officer of the court meant to keep order

10

gage

something, as a glove, thrown down by a medieval knight in token of challenge to combat.

11

gait

the pace, as of a horse

12

gilt

gold color

13

infer

to derive by reasoning

14

subvert

to undermine

15

demur

to make an objection

16

aloof

to hold at a distance