Words to look up or I have looked up recently. How many do you know??
|| light banter
||"Since my captivity began I have been given the use of a singular
suite of rooms in this place, and received, I must confess, every possible attention. I have been waited upon
by the she−devil who lured me here, but not one word other than a species of coarse badinage has she spoken
||a seal or signet
||"It has," replied my friend grimly. "I believe it to be the name, or perhaps the sigil, of an extensive secret
society with branches stretching out into every corner of the Orient."
||paralysis of one side of body
||loss of ability to speak or understand spoken or written words due to brain damage
||strong creative impulse
||"The divine afflatus should never be neglected," announced Nayland Smith didactically, "wild though its
promptings may seem."
||A marker of perukes or wigs
|| A wig, especially one worn by men in the 17th and 18th centuries; a periwig.
||characterized by dignified propriety in conduct, manners, appearance, character, etc.
||Small in stature, particular, and decorous, Horne was a cautious commander.
||the veil worn by Muslim women to cover the face in public.
||small scale model used to visualise and test shapes and ideas without incurring the cost and effort of producing a full scale product.
||It deforms Ludwig's mesh and a low poly maquette.
||Group of soldiers with pikes to ward off calvary.
the manoeuvre and ordered Randolph's schiltron to intercept
||A Mexican wrestler that fights in the lucha libre style.
||A system of beneficent magic practiced by the Egyptian Platonists and others.
||As a theurgist,
Iamblichus used magic to call upon the power
of the gods.
||To cause to unite with carbon.
||This was the development of the process of
digging iron ore from the ground and heating
it to such high temperatures that finished iron
could be wrought, using the anvil and hammer;
sufficient carburization of the iron produced