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Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

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Dignity
high rank, office
Mutiny
Forcible or passive resistance to lawful authority; revolt
Piteous
Evoking compassion or pity
Toil
Long, strenuous labor, hard work
Valiant
Courageous, acting with bravery
Partisan
A devoted supporter of a party, cause, person
Wherefore
why
Rebellious
Challenging or defying authority
Pernicious
Highly Injurious, destructive, deadly
Defiance
The act going against authority
Augment
To make greater, larger, more intense
Vanity
Inflated pride in oneself,
Oppression
Unjust or cruel exercise of authority
Transgression
Small violation of law, command, or duty
Discreet
Having or showing good judgement in conduct and especially in speech
Reckon
To regard or think as, consider
Anguish
extreme pain or sorrow
Languish
To be or become feeble
Scant
Barely or scarcely sufficient
Prolixity
Unduly prolonged or drawn out, long, verbose
Amble
Walk slowly
Conjure
To summon by or as if by invocation or incantation
Vow
A promise
Beloved
Dearly loved
Envious
Jealousy
Entreat
To plead especially in order to persuade
Perilous
Dangerous
Enmity
Hatred, ill will
Fain
Willing, happy to
Substantial
ample to satisfy or nourish
Diverse
Differing from one another, composed of distinct or unlike elements or quantities.
Virtue
A particular moral excellence
Vice
A moral fault/failing
Forsake
To renounce or turn away, to abandon
Alliance
A bond or connection
Rancor
Bitter, deep seated hate
lament
to express sorrow
Afflict
To distress severely, to the point of anguish and suffering
Conceive
To become pregnant with, to cause to begin
Commend
To entrust for care or preservation
Warrant
assure
Confound
to bring to ruin,confuse
Moderate
Avoiding extremes of behavior, resonable
Pertain
To belong as a part, member
Effeminate
Having feminine qualities untypical of a man
Lenient
Tolerant disposition, indulgent
Amorous
Strongly moved by love
Tedious
Tiresome because of length or dullness
banish
to ban something from somewhere
Deceive
to mislead
Woe
Grief, regret
Absolve
To set free from an obligation, or guilt
Adversity
a state, condition of continued misfortune
Dote
fondness, affection
Disposition
The tendency of someone to act in a certain manner under given circumstances, personality, mood
Ascend
To move upward
Digress
To turn aside from a subject
Fickle
Erratic, mercurial
Wilt
Reasoning power
Inundate
To overwhelm, cover with a flood
Chide
To voice disapproval, scold,
Loathsome
Disgusting
Lamentable
Something that is to be regretted, mournful