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1-59 of Julius Caesar vocab.

abridged

v. to shorten

affability

n. being likeable

alchemy

n. magic that sought to try to make gold

ascend

v. to climb or go up

augmented

v. to make longer

augurers

n. a prophet or fortune teller

baseness

n. no ethic

bequething

v. to leave something after you die or to dispose of

bestow

v. to give or present as a gift

clamor

n. a loud and confused noise

conceit

v. to flatter especially one self

confounded

adj. bewldered and confused

contaminate

v. to make less pure

covert

adj. concealed, secret, disguised

craves

v. to long for

derisive

adj. ridicule, malicious or mean

enfranchisement

n. empowering people to make the right decision

engendered

v. to support or encourage

entreat

v. to ask earnestly

exalted

adj. praised

flourish

n. a trumpet blast

gravity

n. something of most importance

grievous

adj. causing great sorrow

hideous

adj. horrible or frightful to the senses

homage

n. respect or reverence made or paid

indignant

adj. pissed at something done against you

instigations

n. to urge, provoke, stir

kindle

v. to stir up, arouse

knotty

adj. involved, intricate

lamented

v. to mourn for

legact

n. what's given away in a will - a gift or money

malice

n. desire to inflict harm

melancholy

n. a gloomy state of mind

mettle

n. your worth, entegrity

mirth

n. amusement expressed in laughter

musing

n. contemplation, look forward to something

mutiny

n. rebellion against those who have power

obscurely

adv. not clear, dim, dark, ambiguous

ominously

adv. threatening, hateful

portentous

adj. like a sign or fore-warning; an omen

prodigies

n. someone with exceptional talent

prodigious

adj. large, enourmous

prostrate

v. laying face down to show obedience

replication

adj. a repeat, copy, or duplicate

repute

v. a person of good standing or position

reverence

adj. showing honor in respect

rhetoric

n. the art of skillful speeking

rout

v. gouging something out or expelling someone

servile

adj. overly submissive

soothsayer

n. a person who can foresee the future

spurn

v. to reject

sterile

adj. not able to produce offspring

taper

v. to dimish or reduce

tarry

adj. covered with tar

unassailable

adj. unable to be attacked or defeated

vanquished

adj. defeated

vexed

adj. problematic

vouchsafe

v. to give or grant in a condescending manner

vulgar

adj. lacking sophistication - unrefined

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