A Game Of Thrones Vocabulary List

backhanding

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The knight was on her before she could think, yanking back her hand as she tried to shield her face and backhanding her across the ear with a gloved fist.

balon

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Ned had last seen the king nine years before during Balon Greyjoy's rebellion, when the stag and the direwolf had joined to end the pretensions of the self-proclaimed King of the Iron Islands.

bonelessly

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His guard was sprawled bonelessly across the narrow steps, looking up at him.

chasings

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One knight wore an intricate suit of white enameled scales, brilliant as a field of new-fallen snow, with silver chasings and clasps that glittered in the sun.

crookback

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Between the buildings were broad roads lined with trees, wandering crookback streets, and alleys so narrow that two men could not walk abreast.

crookbacked

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But this man had been crookbacked and hideous, and he looked as though he might have lice.

dankest

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He had plenty of fresh air and sunshine, and the moon and stars by night, but Tyrion would have traded it all in an instant for the dankest, gloomiest pit in the bowels of the Casterly Rock.

downcut

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Grenn's downcut was answered by an overhand that dented his helm.

evenfall

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Take the black, or see our heads on spikes before evenfall.

firefall

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The roaring filled the world, yet dimly through the firefall Dany heard women shriek and children cry out in wonder.

florent

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The mother was a Florent, niece to the Lady Selyse, one of her bedmaids.

forel

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Nine years Syrio Forel was first sword to the Sealord of Braavos, he knows these things.

garron

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Mounted on his huge black destrier, the knight towered above Will and Gared on their smaller garrons.

garrons

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Mounted on his huge black destrier, the knight towered above Will and Gared on their smaller garrons.

graveling

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It was late afternoon before Jon finished graveling the paths.

halfman

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"The halfman would pay us with our own coin," said Conn. "Conn speaks truly," Gunthor said.

hobber

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The twins Ser Horas and Ser Hobber, whose shields displayed the grape cluster sigil of the Redwynes, burgundy on blue.

horsehead

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His shield bore a unicorn sigil, and a spiral horn two feet long jutted up from the brow of his horsehead helm.

hoster

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And one day fifteen years ago, this second father had become a brother as well, as he and Ned stood together in the sept at Riverrun to wed two sisters, the daughters of Lord Hoster Tully.

kinging

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Look at what kinging has done to me.

magisters

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It had been given to the khal by the magisters of Pentos, Illyrio told them.

manticore

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Monsters stood in the grass beside the road; black iron dragons with jewels for eyes, roaring griffins, manticores with their barbed tails poised to strike, and other beasts she could not name.

mayhaps

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Or mayhaps the Hand wanted a blade?

morningstar

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"If I took it away, no doubt I'd find a morningstar hidden under your pillow within the fortnight.

oarman

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He'd been plying the narrow sea for thirty years, he'd told her, as oarman, quartermaster, and finally captain of his own trading galleys.

oinking

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He began to make oinking noises.

outrange

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An archer so armed can outrange any wooden bow.

oversweet

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It was pleasantly cold, but oversweet to his taste.

poleaxe

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"Ser Rodrik should teach me to use a poleaxe.

prester

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Tyrion spied the red ox of the Presters, Lord Crakehall's brindled boar, the burning tree of Marbrand, the badger of Lydden.

presters

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Tyrion spied the red ox of the Presters, Lord Crakehall's brindled boar, the burning tree of Marbrand, the badger of Lydden.

rudge

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So too you must wash away your former loyalties, put aside your grudges, forget old wrongs and old loves alike.

rumbly

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Her stomach made a hollow rumbly noise.

saddlesore

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Tyrion arrived late, saddlesore, and sour, all too vividly aware of how amusing he must look as he waddled up the slope to his father.

snarks

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Sullen peasants, debtors, poachers, rapers, thieves, and bastards like you all wind up on the Wall, watching for grumkins and snarks and all the other monsters your wet nurse warned you about.

sorefoot

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After the day in the grass when she had left him to walk back to the khalasar, the Dothraki had laughingly called him Khal Rhae Mhar, the Sorefoot King.

southron

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He was a veteran of a hundred rangings by now, and the endless dark wilderness that the southron called the haunted forest had no more terrors for him.

sweetling

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Look at you, sweetling.

todder

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He knew Todder, a short ugly boy with an unpleasant voice.

trueborn

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"You have five trueborn children," Jon said.

undertunic

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Rising, Ned opened a cedar chest and removed a light linen undertunic.

weaselly

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"My lord father would urge caution," aged Ser Stevron said, with the weaselly smile of a Frey.

wenched

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He'd seen the Seven Kingdoms from one end to the other; he'd feasted and wenched and fought in a hundred battles.

whanging

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the swordsman bellowed, shoving in close and whanging Tyrion across the temple so hard his head rang.

whickering

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The animals were restless in their stalls, whickering and snorting at the scent of blood.

wildling

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"The wildlings are dead."

wildlings

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"The wildlings are dead."

windburnt

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Her face was windburnt and gaunt, but it had lost none of its determination.

wolfling

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Arya made a face and hugged the wolfling tight.

yestermorn

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Ser Alliser Thorne left yestermorn for Eastwatch-by-the-Sea."