Sentences Containing 'malediction'
Five minutes afterwards the piano resounded to the touch of Mademoiselled'Armilly's fingers, and Mademoiselle Danglars was singing Brabantio's malediction on Desdemona.
More Vocab Words::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: demotic - of or pertaining to the people
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
::: shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill