Pawned When an object has bee sold to secure money. Goading Deliberately annoying someone. Juggernauts Large, powerful vehicles. Plighting Promising one's loyalty or faith. Troth An archaic word for 'truth'. Chafing Uncomfortably rubbing against something. Thumbs To quickly flick through the pages of a book Listlessly Indifferently; without interest. Scabbards Swords or daggers. Unremittent Never relaxing; ongoing. Writhing Squirming, wriggling and thrashing; painful, uncomfortable movements. Exuberance Happiness and excitement. Smitten In love with or really pleased with someone. Puritan A member of the 16th century Protestants, who wanted to reform the church. Cavalier A group opposed to the Puritas. Languid Weak, faint or ill.