subject to harsh and authoritarian treatment
speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence
man who is the head of an abbey of monks
Subservient member of the feudal hierarchy who is provided protection by a lord in exchange for a vow of fealty and a condition of labor.
The feudal lord toward whom a vassal vows fealty.
A curse of irreverence toward a sacred object, icon or belief.
A presentation within the context of it being a highly prized honor or gift.
Members of a group who feel a bond of closeness and unity with each other verging on that experienced between close family members.
A defensive fortification or barricade
Possessing a keen, sharply-focused and perceptive insight.
Practicing self-denial and severe personal discipline or the person practicing such abstinence.
To demonstrate, exhibit or otherwise make clear.
An exceptionally courageous display of bravery in the face of danger.
Apologetic and remorseful.
A codified system of gallantry and courtliness, especially as shown toward women.
Overindulgence in strong emotions, usually associated with pity.
To make necessary adjustments to something so that it becomes more suitable.
Anyone making a journey to a faraway place, often but not necessarily within the context of a spiritual purpose.
Germanic tribes which conquered England along with the Jutes during the Fifth Century and eventually merged with the Angles to form the Anglo-Saxon ethnicity.
Diligent and hard-working with a painstaking approach to details.
Reduce in stature, importance, significance or quality.
Someone who is not Jewish.
Having to do with the church with an especially strong associated to the Catholic church.
Praise that is excessively enthusiastic and phrase in a warm and glowing manner.
When something given is not returned in kind; usually associated within the context of one person loving another, but not being loved in return.
A loan offered at a ridiculous interest that virtually assures it cannot be repaid on time.
An intervention, interruption or interjection.
A memory of an event recalled from a long time ago.
An accusation or allegation made with a retaliatory edge to it.
Stubborn and unyielding adherence to a belief, action or plan.
The summoning of the dead back to life.
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