Macbeth Act 3 and 4 Vocab

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desolate

deserted; uninhabited; barren

virtuous

morally excellent; upright

avaricious

greedy; covetous

impediment

obstacle

hoodwink

to deceive or trick

integrity

soundness of moral and ethical principles

recoiled

to draw back

abjure

to give up on an oath

braggart

person who boasts

judicious

just and fair

laudable

praiseworthy

conjure

to produce using a spell

confound

to perplex or amaze; to destroy

resolute

set in purpose or opinion; determined

pernicious

ruinous; injurious; hurtful

wayward

straying from the correct path

wrathful

containing much wrath

destiny

fate; something that is bound to happen

pious

only seemingly virtuous

delinquent

offender; a person who doesn't follow the rules

tyrant

unjust ruler

malevolence

wishing harm upon others

ratify

sanction; to confirm

homage

anything given or done to show reverence

jovial

hearty, joyous humor

assailable

able to be attacked

jocund

cheerful

nonpareil

without equal

imposter

person who decieves

infirmity

a physical weakness or ailment

mirth

gaiety

tedious

repetitive

posterity

descendants of a person

verities

truths, such as a belief or idea

oracle

person who gives a prophecy

indissoluble

not able to be dissolved; perpetually binding

grave

serious; solemn

bestowed

give a position or gift; archaic: to house or store

dauntless

fearless

valor

courage

rebuked

checked; reproached

mendacious

false; lying

lassitude

feeling of weariness; languor; lack of energy

ruminate

to contemplate; ponder

nefarious

very wicked; evil

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