english qtr 3 vocab

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english qtr 3 vocab
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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
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  1. prologue
    introduction
  2. choler
    anger
  3. valiant
    brave
  4. profane
    improper; violate
  5. pernicious
    deadly
  6. forfeit
    surrender
  7. adversary
    opponent
  8. augment
    increase
  9. portentous
    foreboding
  10. transgression
    violation of law
  11. propagate
    breed
  12. purge
    purify
  13. vex
    annoy
  14. assail
    • attack with violent blows
    • assault
  15. posterity
    future generations
  16. bliss
    extreme happiness
  17. forswear
    swear falsely
  18. poised
    • assurance of manner
    • balanced
  19. nimble
    quick
  20. inconstant
    fickle
  21. untimely
    • occuring at an inapropriate time
    • premature
  22. disparagement
    insult
  23. semblance
    outward appearance
  24. wax
    increase gradually in size
  25. prodigious
    marvelous
  26. invocation
    summon support from higher power
  27. discourse
    converse
  28. enmity
    mutual hatred
  29. perjury
    false testimony under oath in court
  30. perverse
    • contrary
    • directed away from good
  31. repose
    • peace of mind
    • lay down
    • rest
  32. strife
    bitter conflict
  33. sallow
    sicly yellowish complexion
  34. chide
    scold mildly
  35. rancor
    long-lasting anger
  36. devise
    form a plan
  37. feign
    pretend
  38. unwieldy
    • difficult to carry because of shape
    • clumsy
  39. consort
    • keep company
    • to agree
  40. martial
    relating to war or armed forces
  41. dexterity
    skill in physical of mental movement
  42. exile
    banished from native country
  43. amorous
    attached to sexual love
  44. garish
    disfigured by excessive ornamentation
  45. tedious
    boring
  46. bier
    a stand on which a coffin is placed before burial
  47. banish
    exile
  48. dissemble
    disguise
  49. adversity
    state of hardship
  50. rail
    scold
  51. fickle
    inconstant
  52. inundate
    cover with floodwaters
  53. prostrate
    bow in humility
  54. melancholy
    depression
  55. dirge
    funeral hymn
  56. penury
    poverty
  57. obsequy
    funeral rite
  58. inexorable
    unstopable
  59. auspicious
    attended by favorable circumstances
  60. sepulcher
    burial vault
  61. ambiguity
    doubtfulness of interpretation
  62. betroth
    promise to marry

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