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By Oliver Loo

The ebook includes over 1100 phrases and is meant to be a brief reference consultant for the reader of The Hobbit & The Lord of the earrings, the place outdated, unusual and archaic phrases should be fast regarded up and their that means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 occasions within the textual content with no less than five varied meanings. It capability present of air in a single sentence, consuming, or a drink or potion in one other, one that is drafted into provider in one other, to attract or to drag in one other and eventually the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must understand the entire meanings that allows you to absolutely comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first component to every one ebook are prepared so as of visual appeal within the books. within the final part, the phrases are prepared alphabetically for ease of discovering a specific note with no regard to the place it truly is used. additionally integrated is the sentence the place the notice is used to supply the reader with the contextual surroundings of the be aware within the sentence it's utilized in as an relief to appreciate the that means.

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An idle wanderer without visible means of earning an honest livelihood; a tramp or a vagrant; also, an idle, worthless fellow; a scamp; a rascal. "These are prisoners of our king that have escaped, wandering vagabond dwarves that could not give any good account of themselves…. enmity 210 A feeling or condition of hostility; hatred; ill-will; animosity; antagonism; variance. The Elvenking was very powerful in those parts and the Master wished for no enmity with him…. obscurest 210 Indistinct, unknown.

Cowered 229 To bend with knees and back; stand or squat in a bent position; esp. to crouch in fear or shame. the dwarves forgot their joy and their confident boasts of a moment before and cowered down in fright. draught 229 Old form of draft. A current of air. Could there be a draught from that little hole? rumour 230 To make a murmuring sound. The dwarves heard the awful rumour of his flight, and they crouched against the walls of the grassy terrace cringing under boulders…. wrath 231 Angry; strong, stern or fierce anger.

The bannocks are baking! ). And listen and hark parapet 60 A protective wall or barrier at the edge of a balcony, roof, bridge, or the like. There was only a narrow bridge of stone without a parapet, as narrow as a pony could well walk on…. palpitating 61 To pulsate with unnatural rapidity, as the heart, from exertion, emotion; also, to quiver or tremble, as a body, a person or anything else. while things that are uncomfortable palpitating, and even gruesome, may make a good tale…. venerable 61 Commanding respect by reason of age and dignity of appearance.

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