Lascivious- 1. Inclined or expressive of lustfulness; lewd.
2. Arousing sexual desire.
Beguile- 1. To influence
2. To charm, to divert
3. To pass (time) pleasantly
Gloaming- twilight; dusk
Syncopate- (Syncopated,syncopating,syncopation)To shift (a musical accent)to a beat that is normally unaccented.
Subterfuge- an artifice or expedient used to escape, evade, or conceal.
Intrepid- (Intrepidly) fearless; dauntless.
Daunt- (dauntingly, daunted)
1. To overcome with fear; intimidate.
2. To dishearten
Dauntless- (Dauntlessly, dauntlessness) Not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless.
Dotage- a decline of mental faculties, esp. resulting from old age.
1. Of or characteristic of an uncle.
2. Kind and friendly to a younger or less experienced person: "An Avuncular manner".
1. Dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain.
2. Dangerous because insecure or unsteady.
Revet- (Revetted) Face (a wall,rampart, etc)masonry, esp. in fortification.
Trilby- A soft hat with a narrow brim and an indented crown. Trilby hat
Abacus- 1. An oblong frame with rows of wires or grooves along which beads are slid, used for calculating.
2. The flat slab on top of a capital, supporting the architrave.
Jowl (1)- 1. a jaw, esp. the lower jaw.
2. The meat of a cheek of a hog.
Jowl (2)- (Jowly, jowlier, jowliest)A fold of flesh hanging off from the jaw, as of a fat person.
Astrakhan- The lustrous, tightly curled wool of young lambs from Astrakhan, a city in the Russian Federation.
Ostler- Stableman: someone employed at the stables to take care of horses.
Despondency- (Despondent, despondently) Depression of spirits from loss of courage or hope; dejection.
Liturgy- (Liturgies, liturgical, liturgist)A public form of worship;ritual.
Sinew- (Sinewy) 1. Tendon
2. Strength; power.
Saturnine- gloomy or morose in temperament; sullen.
Soutane- A type of cassock worn by catholic priests. soutane
Vestibule- 1. A passage or hall between the outer door and the interior of the building.
2. A hallow body part serving as an entrance to another hallow part.
Mantilla- (Mantillas) A woman's silk or lace over the head and shoulders (like the ones in Spain or Latin America).
Arduous- (Arduously, arduousness)requiring or marked by great exertion; laborious.
Parsimony- (parsimonious) Excessive economy or frugality; stinginess.
Frugal- (Frugality, frugalities, frugally)
1. Not wasteful; economical.
2. Marked by economy; sparse.
Costermongers- Hawkers of fruits and vegetables from a burrow.
Hawkers- 1. Traveling salesmen and women, who sell goods by shouting.
2. A falconer.
Austere- (Austerely, austerity)
1. Severe, as in manner; forbidding.
2. Severely moral; ascetic.
3. Without ornament or adornment.
Pugnacious- (Pugnaciously,pugnacity) Inclined to quarrel or fight readily.
Bitumen- (Bituminous) Any of various natural substances, asphalt, consisting mainly of hydro-carbons.
Warmonger- (Warmongering) A person who advocates in War.
Monocle- (Monocled)An eyeglass for one eye.
Camphor- A white, pleasant-smelling substance used mainly for moth-repellent.
Brilliantine- An oily concoction made to make hair fuller and more lustrous.
Fastidious- (Fastidiously, fastidiousness)
1. Hard to please
2. Needing or personally to express extreme carefulness or delicacy.
Jesuit- A member of the Society of Jesus, the Roman Catholic order (found in 1534).
Fraught- Full of or accompanied with danger.
Incisor- Any four of the teeth located in the jaw that is used for cutting (canines).
Spats- Short cloth-gaiters that cover the ankle and instep.
Detritus- 1. Rock particles worn away from a large mass.
2. Any broken down material: debris.
Estuary- (estuaries) The lower part of a river's course where the river's current meets with the sea.