The Princess Bride (film)

The Princess Bride (film) Glossary

Anguish

Severe mental or physical pain or suffering.

Asset

A useful or valuable thing, person, or quality.

Bluff

An attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or will do something.

Brink

An edge before a steep drop; the point after which something (typically unwelcome) occurs.

Complimentary

Expressing a compliment; praising or approving.

Consequence

The result or effect of an action or condition; importance or relevance.

Damper

A person or thing that has a depressing, subduing, or inhibiting effect.

Divine (verb)

Discover something by guesswork or inituition

Fuss

A display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest.

Goblet

A drinking glass with a foot and stem.

Immunity

The ability of an organism to resist a particular infection or toxin by the action of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells.

Inconceivable

Impossible to imagine or grasp; unbelievable.

Iocane

A fictional, deadly Australian poison that is odorless, tasteless and highly soluble.

Liability

A person or thing whose presence is likely to cause a disadvantage.

Precede

To happen or come before.

Prestigious

Inspiring respect and admiration; having high status.

Pry

Inquire too closely into a person's private affairs.

Vomitous

Sickening; nauseating.

Wallow

To indulge in an unrestrained way

Weep

Shed tears; cry.