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Literature Vocab Words (RJ)

Romeo and Juliet Vocab

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Propagate
To multiply
Abate
To make less in amount, degree, etc.
Garish
Gaudy; tasteless; showy
Retort
A witty comeback
Rancor
Hatred
Disparagement
Degradation; belittlement
Sallow
A yellowish, sickly color
Apothecary
Druggist or pharmacist
Restorative
Capable of restoring health, strength, etc.
Perverse
Improper; corrupt
Unsavory
Unpleasant in taste or smell
Pernicious
Causing great injury or ruin
Peruse
To read over
Ambiguities
Unclear statements
Stark
Harsh; severe
Martyred
Put to death for one's beliefs
Oxymoron
A pair of words that are opposites
Dirges
Songs or hymns in grief, funeral songs'
Reconcile
To settle a quarrel
Calamity
An extreme misfortune
Compass
To go around
Repent
To feel sorry for doing something
Disposition
One's usual frame of mind
Inexorable
To send on an errand
Vial
A small vessel or bottle containing medicine or liquids
Inundation
A flooding or overflowing
Festering
Pus-filled or ulcerated
Languish
To become weak
Martial
Military
Beguile
To trick or deceive
Heretic
One who holds beliefs against the church
Fickle
Changeable
Invocation
A blessing
Rapier
Sword
Abhorred
Hated
Gallant
Brave and noble
Agile
Physically fit or flexible
Vengeance
The act of taking revenge
Valor
Personal bravery in combat
Dispatch
To send on an errand
Immoderately
Without restraint; excessively
Behest
An order, command or request
Amorous
Full of love
Exile
Banish
Bier
A stand bearing a coffin or corpse
Disperse
To scatter
Wanton
Lustful; excessive
Paramour
Lover
Procure
To obtain or secure
Feign
To pretend
Sepulcher
Tomb
Augment
To increase, add to
Tedious
Tiresome and boring
Idolatry
Excessive devotion for a person or thing
Poultice
A hot, soft, moist mass of flours, herbs, etc. spread on cloth applied to an inflamed part of the body
Grievance
A complaint of justice
Transgression
A wrongdoing, a sin
Prostrate
Lying face down
Eloquence
Speech that is vivid, graceful and persuasive
Pensive
Thinking deeply or seriously
Interred
Buried
Enmity
Hatred
Enjoined
To forbid or prohibit by legal injunction
Discern
To make out clearly or separate
Abhors
Detests, intensely dislikes
Tainted
Soiled, stained
Dexterity
Skill or grace in physical beauty
Portentous
Ominous, foreshadowing a certain event
Lamentable
Distressing; sorrowful
Assailing
Attacking
Prevail
To triumph
Distraught
Extremely troubled; mentally confused
Arbitrating
Settling a dispute fairly
Soliloquy
A long speech where a character is alone and speaks his or her thoughts aloud.
Pun
A play on words

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