Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

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Dignity

high rank, office

Mutiny

Forcible or passive resistance to lawful authority; revolt

Piteous

Evoking compassion or pity

Toil

Long, strenuous labor, hard work

Valiant

Courageous, acting with bravery

Partisan

A devoted supporter of a party, cause, person

Wherefore

why

Rebellious

Challenging or defying authority

Pernicious

Highly Injurious, destructive, deadly

Defiance

The act going against authority

Augment

To make greater, larger, more intense

Vanity

Inflated pride in oneself,

Oppression

Unjust or cruel exercise of authority

Transgression

Small violation of law, command, or duty

Discreet

Having or showing good judgement in conduct and especially in speech

Reckon

To regard or think as, consider

Anguish

extreme pain or sorrow

Languish

To be or become feeble

Scant

Barely or scarcely sufficient

Prolixity

Unduly prolonged or drawn out, long, verbose

Amble

Walk slowly

Conjure

To summon by or as if by invocation or incantation

Vow

A promise

Beloved

Dearly loved

Envious

Jealousy

Entreat

To plead especially in order to persuade

Perilous

Dangerous

Enmity

Hatred, ill will

Fain

Willing, happy to

Substantial

ample to satisfy or nourish

Diverse

Differing from one another, composed of distinct or unlike elements or quantities.

Virtue

A particular moral excellence

Vice

A moral fault/failing

Forsake

To renounce or turn away, to abandon

Alliance

A bond or connection

Rancor

Bitter, deep seated hate

lament

to express sorrow

Afflict

To distress severely, to the point of anguish and suffering

Conceive

To become pregnant with, to cause to begin

Commend

To entrust for care or preservation

Warrant

assure

Confound

to bring to ruin,confuse

Moderate

Avoiding extremes of behavior, resonable

Pertain

To belong as a part, member

Effeminate

Having feminine qualities untypical of a man

Lenient

Tolerant disposition, indulgent

Amorous

Strongly moved by love

Tedious

Tiresome because of length or dullness

banish

to ban something from somewhere

Deceive

to mislead

Woe

Grief, regret

Absolve

To set free from an obligation, or guilt

Adversity

a state, condition of continued misfortune

Dote

fondness, affection

Disposition

The tendency of someone to act in a certain manner under given circumstances, personality, mood

Ascend

To move upward

Digress

To turn aside from a subject

Fickle

Erratic, mercurial

Wilt

Reasoning power

Inundate

To overwhelm, cover with a flood

Chide

To voice disapproval, scold,

Loathsome

Disgusting

Lamentable

Something that is to be regretted, mournful

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