Merchant of Venice: Vocabulary Set 1

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amity

a state of friendly relations

beseech

to ask strongly or beg for something

bestow

present as an honor or give as a gift

conjure

summon into action or bring into existence - often as if by magic

dwell

make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)

entreat

to ask or attempt to persuade - especially while trying hard to overcome resistance

exeunt

stage direction; characters exit from stage

exhort

to urge strongly

forbearance

refraining (holding back) from acting; or patience, tolerance, or self-control

forfeit

to lose or surrender something - often as a penalty

heinous

shockingly brutal or cruel

heresy

any opinions or actions counter to popular belief of what is proper - especially counter to religious principles

impugn

attack as false or wrong

inevitable

certain to happen (even if one tried to prevent it)

loathe

detest or intensely dislike (find repugnant or disgusting)

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