Beowulf Words 2

1. Blithe - Morgan
Adj - carefree and lighthearted
-His blithe mannerisms made me forget about my bad day.

2. Cavernous - Justin
(adj.)being, resembling, or suggestive of a cavern; deep-set
Went I first walked in the room it had a vast cavernous resemblance since it was so big

3. Dolorous - Ian
adjective - Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
We received the dolorous news that our family pet had died.

4. Heathen - David-
(noun) - an unconverted individual of a people that do not acknowledge the God of the Bible; a person who is neither a Jew, Christian, nor Muslim; pagan.
(adj) - irreligious, uncultured, or uncivilized
The overly religious man, went around warning the heathens they were going straight to hell.

5. Idolatry - Renee-
n. the religious worship of idols.
-Her idolatry for Paris Hilton made her go to Macys down town to go see her last weekend.

6. Kinship - James
(N). 1. Relationship by blood or marriage. 2. Relationship through common characteristics or a common orgin.
John and I are related by kinship because I am married to his sister.

7. Malice - Benita
noundesire to inflict injury, harm or suffering on another
-Even five years after the incident, the boy still had malice towards him because of what he suffered.

8. Plunder - Matt T
verb - to rob of goods or valuables by open force, as in war, hostile raids, brigandage, etc.:
The Vikings decided to plunder the town for all its gold.

9. Pyre - Mike S
Noun - a pile for burning a dead body, esp. as part of a funeral rite, as in India.
Beowulf wanted to be burned on a funeral pyre.

10. Reparation - Rich
(N) 1.the making of amends for wrong or injury done
2.compensation in money, material, labor, etc., payable by a defeated country to another country or to an individual for loss suffered during or as a result of war.
Germany, along with the other Axis nations, had reparations to pay to the Allied nations at the end of the war leaving them in great debt.

11. Righteous(adjective)-
characterized by uprightness or morality: a righteous observance of the law.
morally right or justifiable: righteous indignation.
acting in an upright, moral way; virtuous: a righteous and godly person.
Her righteous anger stemmed from the fact that she did not do what she was accused.

12. Scabbard - Shallan-
noun a sheath for a sword
Beowulf found a beautiful, jewel encrusted scabbard for his sword in Grendel's mother's lair.

13. Skulk - Mike F v.
to lurk: lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
Grendel always came skulking around Heorot every night, looking for loyal thanes to eat.

14. Stately - Matt B
adj- Impessive in size or porportions.
The stately car he had was huge, big enough to fit ten people in it.

15. Tarry - Brian
verb - to be tardy or late; to wait or delay
The boy stayed the night in Philadelphia because his plane was tarried by the snowstorm.