Morality Play

Topics: Human, Olfaction, Odor Pages: 3 (284 words) Published: January 17, 2014
cudgels- short thick stick used as weapon (n.)

mea maxima culpa -my mistake, my fault

humani nil a me alienum- I am a human being, I consider nothing that is human alien to me.

tonsure- the act of cutting the hair or shaving the head.

artem illam ignominiosam- the art of her disgrace

malodorous- an unpleasant odor; foul-smelling

retinue- a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person

leman- a lover, sweetheart or paramour

pretium- price

ignorantia Juris non excusit- ignorance of the law does not excuse

ubi stabilitas ibireligio-where ever stability is, there will be religion.

jongleurs- medieval wandering entertainers who played instruments, sang and danced, juggled, and performed plays.

brawlers- a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight.

passe- old fashioned; out-of-style

esse- being; existence.

sorties- attacks

redolent- (adj.) fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura

timorous- (adj) fearful; timid; demonstrating fear

prating- to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble

japer- to joke, gib

petulance- (n.) rudeness, irritability

vagabond- A person who wanders from place to place

preening- devoting effort to make one attractive

lewdness- indecent. abscene. offensive in a sexual way

conjuring- the performance of magical tricks

cavil- (v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; a trivial objection or criticism

cupidity- (n.) an eager desire for something; greed

scruple- a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality or propriety of a course of action

folly- lack of good sense; foolish action or undertaking

patron- (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support

animosity- (n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility

emulate- to copy; to try to equal or excel

lulling- cause to get calm, sleep or rest
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