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34 terms

Evans Macbeth Vocab Quiz #1

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thou
informal you
thy
your
thine
yours
-st, -est
2nd person singular informal verb ending
-th, -eth
3rd person singular informal verb ending
hurly-burly
(n) disorderly outburst, often violent
ere
(prep) previous to, before
fair 1
(adj) in accordance with rules
fair 2
(adj) pleasing to the eye, especially because of pure quality
fair 3
(adj) cloudless/sunny
fair 4
(adj) light colored, especially with hair
plight
(n) a terrible, disastrous situation
broil
(n) an angry quarrel
heath
(n) windswept plain, often covered with heather
kern
(n) different types of soldiers
gallowglass
(n) different types of soldiers
nature
(n) human nature
minion
(n) follower
direful
(adj) terrible
arms
(n) weapons
nave
(n) navel, stomach
chaps
(n) cheeks
Golgotha
(n) the hill where Jesus bled and died
dismay 1
(n) agitation, loss of courage, disheartenment
dismay 2
(v) to cause sudden loss of courage, to agitate, to dishearten
flout
(v) to treat with disdain
lavish
(v) to expend or give in great, generous amounts, without limits
disburse 1
(v) to pay out, especially for expenses
disburse 2
(v) to distribute
ronyon (runion)
(n) an ugly old lady
sieve
(n) a strainer
bark
(n) boat
rapt
(adj) spellbound
thane
(n) a low to mid-ranking nobleman