Othello Vocab

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Tranquil

Peaceful (quiet)

Mountebank

swindler

alacrity

cheerful eagerness

discern

perceive, distinguish

obsequious

excessively attentive (fawning)

egregious

exceedingly bad

conjure

summon by magic

descry

catch sight of

overt

open

lascivious

lustful

iniquity

wickedness (or injustice)

bestial

beast-like; savage

Ruminate

Ponder (chew the cud)

Infer

conclude by reasoning from facts

Inordinate

excessive (immoderate)

Filch

steal

Dilatory

Procrastinating (tardy, delayed)

Surmising

guessing (conjuring)

Politic

Tactful (prudent)

Castigate

Severely punish

Venial

forgivable

Lethargy

Laziness

Construe

understand (explain)

Censure

Harsh criticism (strong disapproval)

Peevish

irritable (annoyed)

Restitution

compensation for loss

Pernicious

Harmful (deadly)

Amorous

pertaining to love

Extenuate

lessen the seriousness of

Malice

ill will

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