[ kruh-vat ]
a short, wide strip of fabric worn by men around the neck and tucked inside an open-necked shirt
[ uh-ten-yoo-eyt ]
to weaken or reduce in force, intensity, effect, quantity, or value
[ am-i-tee ]
mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord
[ hoog-uh ]
(especially in reference to the Danish lifestyle) the feeling of coziness and contentment evoked by simple comforts, as being wrapped in a blanket, having good conversations, enjoying food, etc.
[ sur-uhp-tish-uhs ]
kept secret, especially because it would not be approved of
[ mur ]
an aromatic resinous exudation from certain plants of the genus Myrrhis, especially M. odorata, a small spiny tree: used for incense, perfume, etc.
[ oh-ker ]
any of a class of natural earths, mixtures of hydrated oxide of iron with various earthy materials, ranging in color from pale yellow to orange and red, and used as pigments
[ per-door ]
remain in existence throughout a substantial period of time; endure
[ ri-splen-duhnt ]
attractive and impressive through being richly colorful or sumptuous
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