World War 1 Poetry

(Adj.) Ardent
Definition: Enthusiastic or passionate
Synonym: Passionate

(N.) Arrears
Definition: Money that is owed or should have been paid earlier
Synonym: Debts

(N.) Barricade
Definition: An improvised barrier erected across a street or other thoroughfare to prevent or delay movement of opposing forces.
Synonym: Roadblock, barrier

(Adj.) Blissful
Definition: Extremely happy; filled with joy.
Synonym: Ecstatic

(N.) Brambles
Definition: A prickly scrambling shrub or vine.
Synonym: Prickly bush

(V.) Conceal
Definition: Keep from sight; hide.
Synonym: Cover

(Adj.) Cosmopolitan
Definition: Familiar and at ease with many different countries and cultures
Synonym: Experienced, Well-Traveled, Worldly

(V.) Cowed
Definition: Cause someone to submit one’s wishes by intimidation.
Synonym: Bully

(N.) Dearth
Definition: A scarcity or lack of something.
Synonym: Shortage

(V.) Disputed
Definition: To argue about something or discuss heatedly.
Synonym: Debate

(V.) Dole
Definition: Distribute shares of something
Synonym: Allocate, Distribute

(Adj.) Droll
Definition: Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.
Synonym: Funny, Humorous

(N.) Ecstasy
Definition: An overwhelming feeling of great happiness or joy.
Synonym: Bliss

(.V) Enquire
Definition: Ask for information for someone.
Synonym: Ask, Investigated

(V.) Floundering
Definition: Stagger or struggle helplessly or clumsily in water or mud.
Synonym: Flail

(N.) Ichor
Definition: A fluid that flows like blood in the veins of gods/godesses. Any blood like fluid.
Synonym: Blood like

(Adj.) Impetuous
Definition: Acting or done quickly without thought or care
Synonym: Impulsive, Rash

(N.) Incurable
Definition: (Of a sick person or a disease) not able to be cured.
Synonym: Untreatable, incurable

(Adj.) Invincible
Definition: Too powerful to be defeated or overcome.
Synonym: Indestructable

(Adj.) Laurelled
Definition: Adorned with or as with a laurel.
Synonym: Decorated

(N.) Nonchalance
Definition: Calm and relaxed, not anxious
Synonym: Chill, Calm, Relaxed

(N.) Orisons
Definition: A prayer.
Synonym: Prayer

(N.) Pall
Definition: A cloth spread over a coffin or tomb.
Synonym: A cloth

(N.) Pallor
Definition: An unhealthy pale appearance.
Synonym: Paleness

(N.) Parapet
Definition: A low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge, or balcony.
Synonym: Wall

(Adj.) Poignant
Definition: Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
Synonym: Sad

(N.) Poppy
Definition: A type of flower
Synonym: N/A

(N.) Pyre
Definition: A heap of combustible material, especially one for burning a corpse as part of a funeral ceremony.
Synonym: Heap

(N.) Rendezvous
Definition: A meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people.
Synonym: Meeting

(Adj.) Salient
Definition: Most noticeable or important.
Synonym: Main

(Adj.) Sardonic
Definition: Grimly mocking cynical.
Synonym: Mocking, sarcastic

(Adj.) Scarce
Definition: Insufficient for demand.
Synonym: Scant

(N.) Sentries
Definition: A soldier stationed to keep guard or to control access to a place.
Synonym: Guard

(.) Shires
Definition: A county, especially in England.
Synonym: N/A

(N.) Shrapnel
Definition: Fragments of a bomb, shell, or other object thrown out by an explosion.
Synonym: Fragments of explosives

(Adj.) Sinister
Definition: Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen.
Synonym: Menacing, Foreboding

(N.) Subjection
Definition: The action of subjecting a country or person to one’s control or the fact of being subjected.
Synonym: Domination

(N.) Zest
Definition: Great enthusiasm or energy.
Synonym: Eagerness