Death Comes for the Archbishop Glossary

Death Comes for the Archbishop Glossary

Divine

Godlike

Apparition

a remarkable or unexpected appearance of someone

Affection

a fondness for someone

Perception

One's view of something

Irrigated

supplying water through pipes and channels

Bore

to make a hole

desecrated

to treat a special place with disrespect

Toil

hard work

penitent

A feeling or expression of sorrow based on guilt for having committed a previous sin.

fortitude

Endowed with a committment based on a strength of mind stimulating a display of courage.

repose

A restful state of being in a position of recline.

pilgrimage

A formal journey undertaken to visit to a sacred destination for the purpose of spiritual acquaintanceship.

celibate

Having refrained from engaging in sexual intercourse.

renounce

A formal and public rejection.

trifling

Inconsequential; something of little importance.

salutation

A greeting, usually within the context of an address in a written letter or missive.

sardonic

Humor of a mocking and sarcastic quality.

reverence

An expression of high regard and admirable for someone or something.

slovenly

Filthy and repellent; a sense of lazy disregard for appearance.

distend

Extended, usually within the context of a swollen body part protruding outward.

verdant

Lush greenery.

cower

To curl up the body in a protective manner as the result of being afraid.

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