Act 1 romeo and juliet vocab

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  1. esteem
    • to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or
    • admiration: I esteem him for his honesty.
  2. valiant
    boldly courageous; brave; stout-hearted: a valiant soldier.
  3. disposition
    • the predominant or prevailing tendency of one's spirits;
    • natural mental and emotional outlook or mood;
    • characteristic attitude: a girl with a pleasant disposition.
  4. assail
    to attack vigorously or violently; assault.
  5. adversary
    • a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent;
    • enemy; foe.
  6. boisterous
    • rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy; clamorous;
    • unrestrained: the sound of boisterous laughter.
  7. endure
    • to hold out against; sustain without impairment or yielding;
    • undergo: to endure great financial pressures with
    • equanimity.
  8. anguish
    excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain: the anguishof grief.
  9. portentous
    of the nature of a portent; momentous.
  10. forfeit
    something to which the right is lost, as for commission of acrime or misdeed, neglect of duty, or violation of a contract.

    or

    a fine; penalty.
  11. pernicious
    causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful:pernicious teachings; a pernicious lie.
  12. counsel
    advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgmentor conduct of another.
  13. oppression
    the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel,or unjust manner.
  14. intrusion
    an act or instance of intruding.
  15. transgression
    an act of transgressing; violation of a law, command, etc.; sin.
  16. trespass
    an unlawful act causing injury to the person, property,or rights of another, committed with force or violence,actual or implied.

    or

    a wrongful entry upon the lands of another.

    or

    the action to recover damages for such an injury.
  17. convert
    to change (something) into a different form or properties;transmute; transform.
  18. waddle
    to walk with short steps, swaying or rocking from side toside, as a duck.

    or

    to move in any similar, slow, rocking manner; wobble: Theship waddled into port.
  19. athwart
    in opposition to; contrary to.
  20. languish
    to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade.

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