Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Glossary

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Glossary

abundant

existing or available in large quantities

Armageddon

the last battle between good and evil before the Day of Judgment

assortment

a miscellaneous collection of things or people

avuncular

kind and friendly toward a younger or less experienced person

circuitous

longer than the most direct way

confinement

imprisonment

devout

having or showing deep religious feeling or commitment

floe

a sheet of floating ice

ineffable

too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words

lurk

be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something

nudge

gently, typically with one's elbow, in order to draw their attention to something

patina

an impression or appearance of something

plague

a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people

presumable

possible, probable

reiterate

say something again or a number or times, typically for emphasis or clarity

righteous

morally right or justifiable

rota

a list showing when each of a number of people has to do a particular job

satanism

the worship of Satan, typically involving a travesty of Christian symbols and practices, such as placing a cross upside down

scatterbrain

a person who tends to be disorganized and lacking in concentration

shew

old-fashioned variant spelling of show

subtlety

the quality or state of being subtle

token

a thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of something abstract

versatile

able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities

vicious

deliberately cruel or violent

wimple

a cloth headdress covering the head, the neck, and the sides of the face, formerly worn by women and still worn by some nuns

woozy

unsteady, dizzy, or dazed

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