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These are some of the harder words in Parzival that we have defined.

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Parzival with Trevrizent.

Abide - verb - put up with; bear.  pg. 60

 

Appareled - verb - Clothed.  pg.112

 

Broach - noun - A large pin warn as an ornament, fastened to clothing with a clasp.  pg. 14

 

Chivalry - noun - The medieval institution of knighthood and its customs. pg. 8

 

distraught - Adj. - 1. Anxious or agitated; worried. 2. crazed; mad.  pg.10

 

Doublet - noun - A close fitting jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by men in the 15th and 17th centuries.  pg.11

 

Grail - noun - In medieval legends, the cup or chalice that was used by Christ at the last supper.  pg.52

 

Infidel - noun - A person who isn't a Christian.  pg.112

 

Nag - noun - A horse, especially an old or warn-out horse.   pg.11

 

Pallet - noun - A narrow, hard bed or straw filled mattress.  pg. 77

   

Rebuteverb - to criticize sharply; upbraid - noun - words or actions oppressing strong disapproval; severe criticism.  pg. 97

 

Silken - adj. - Made of silk.  pg.52

 

Sorrel - noun - A yellowish-brown horse.  pg.30

     

Spurred - verb - to urge a horse on by pricking it with spurs.  pg.112

   

Unseemly - Adj. - Not in good taste; improper.  pg. 65

 

Whinny - noun - A high pitched or gentle sound made by a horse.  pg.52

 

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