Pecor Grade 9: Shakespearean Vocabulary VIII: Shakespeare and the SAT

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These words are in a Shakespeare play we will be reading later in the year. Because they are still in use in Modern English, some of them are sure to appear on the SAT.

woo

try to gain the love of someone (especially a woman or girl)

will

wish or desire

consent

agreement; permission

scope

range of possibilities

fair

positive

according

agreeing or confirming

accustomed

traditional

whereto

to which

store

group or supply

behold

see

tread

walk

lusty

youthful and strong

appareled

dressed

limping

walking in an uneven way that indicates weakness or injury

fennel

any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems

bud

a small swelling on a plant that will grow into a twig, flower, or leaf

merit

worth; value

lessened

reduced; diminished

anguish

extreme distress of body or mind

giddy

1) dizzy
2) lighhearted, impulsive, silly

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