Romeo and Juliet Terms # 26-50

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asunder

into separate parts

bier

framework for carrying a coffin

carrion

dead and putrefying flesh

dissemble

to conceal facts or feelings; to hide behind a false appearance

doublet

a man's close-fitting jacket worn in Europe during the Renaissance

exile

forced removal from one's country or home

fickle

likely to change quickly or on a whim;not constant or loyal

herald

an official crier or messenger; to announce

jocund

cheerfulness; liveliness

cull

to select from a group; to choose

dirge

a hymn of grief; funeral music

loathsome

disgusting

orison

a prayer

prostrate

stretched out with face on the ground; to humble oneself

solace

a source of relief; comfort in sorrow

ambiguous

open to several possible meanings

aloof

indifferent; reserved

amorous

relating to being in love

betrothed

promised in marriage; engaged

dire

dismal; extreme; disastrous

auspicious

promising success; favorable; of good omen

obsequies

funeral or burial rites

peruse

to read through with thoroughness

pine

to yearn intensely for something unattainable

sepulchre

a tomb

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