1. Identify unknown word:
| 2. What is the context?
| 3. Meaning seems to be...
| 4. Dictionary definition is...
| “After the siege and the assault has ceased at Troy, the city had been destroyed and burned to brands and ashes, the warrior who wrought there the trains of treason was tried for his treachery…”
| Disloyalty, betray
| “The King lay royally at Camelot at Christmas tide with many fine lords, the best of men, all the rich brethren of the Round Table, with right rich revel and careless mirth.”
| gaiety or jollity, especially when accompanied by laughter:
| “Truly no man could say that he ever beheld a comelier lady than she, with her dancing gray eyes.”
| Proper; seemingly; becoming
| “Thus the great King stands waiting before the high table, talking of trifles full courteously.”
| an article or thing of very little value
| “And all his vesture verily was clean verdure, both the bars of his belt and the other beauteous stones that were set in fine array about himself and his saddle, worked on silk.”
| everything growing on and covering the land, with the exception of trees
| “This hero turns him in and enters the hall, riding straight to the high dais, fearless of mischief.”
| “If any warrior be wight enough to try what I propose, let him leap lightly to me and take this weapon…”
| Any living being
| “And so come, or so it behooves thee to be called recreant.”
| cowardly or craven.
| “Give me now this gisarm, for God’s sake, and I will grant thy boon that thou has bidden.”
| “Gawain was known for good and as refined gold, devoid of every villainy, adorned with virtues.”
| a villainous act or deed
| “Sometimes he warred with serpents, and with wolves also, sometimes with savages that dwelt in...
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