Skellig Glossary

Skellig Glossary

fledgling

A inexperienced novice just starting out; a rookie or neophyte.

anesthetic

More than just knockout gas during a medical procedure, anesthetic can be used to describe anything with a sedative effect or that is capable of putting people to sleep.

congealed

Having transitioned from a liquid to a thicker liquid or a solid; applicable to the process of strengthening abstract concepts as well. .

Daedalus

Ancient Greek mythology figure who tragically creates wings for his son Icarus to fly with.

despair

A forlorn and morose loss of hope.

famished

Hungry to the point of becoming ravenous.

fibula

The bone that runs from the ankle to the knee; the calf bone.

fixated

Obsessed; fanatically absorbed; utterly engrossed.

hobble

To wak with difficulty as with a limp or sore foot.

inhibit

To stifle creativity. to restrict desires; to discourage risks; to obstruct progress.

nettles

Comprehensive term for any plant featuring a barbed points capable of wounding exposed skin.

ossification

The process by which bone is formed.

oblivious

Inattentive to the point of being ignorant of what is going on right in front of one.

plunder

To steal possessions from a vanquished opponent; to rifle through a variety of things that don't belong to you.

protruding

Prominently sticking out or jutting forth.

recoil

To draw sharply back in horror or surprise.

retched

Having vomited.

remnants

The unused portions that remain after the rest has been put to use.

stifle

To prevent or obstruct.

tepid

Lukewarm; dull; generation a distinct lack of enthusiasm and excitement.

vagrant

Homeless and unemployed; a loiterer.

wary

Cautious due to a reasonable suspicion and distrust.

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