Othello Act I Vocabulary
Terms in this set (35)
To regard with horror or loathing; detest
A woman, especially an older one, who has not married.
To talk or chatter idly or meaninglessly; babble or prate.
Full of or exhibiting servile compliance; fawning. obedient
To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons: suspend
The face or facial expression of a person; countenance.
Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
To cause to be extremely angry; infuriate.
The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
Dishonest or crafty dealing.
Marked by contempt or irreverence for what is sacred.
Given to or expressing lust; lecherous.
To criticize (someone) sharply; reprimand.
Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
To make known to the public; popularize or advocate:
To guess or know by inspiration or intuition
to make oneself subject to (something undesirable); bring upon oneself
An analysis or examination.
A hawker of quack medicines who attracts customers with stories, jokes, or tricks.
To deceive by guile or charm
An authoritative command or instruction.
conjuration and/or conjured
the act of calling on or invoking a sacred name.
Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
Unjust or oppressive governmental power:
1. capable of varying interpretations; ambiguous
2. deliberately misleading or vague; evasive
3. of doubtful character or sincerity; dubious
1. Cheerful willingness; eagerness.
2. Speed or quickness; celerity.
The face or facial expression of a person; countenance. singular
Having ceased to exist or live
Existing in, characterized by, or producing abundance
something that is imported from abroad.
8. the act of importing.
9. consequence; importance.
10. meaning; implication:
1. the act of conveying.
2. a means of transporting, esp. a vehicle.
1. Relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites: carnal desire.
2. Worldly or earthly; temporal: the carnal world.
3. Of or relating to the body or flesh; bodily:
A beginning; a start
1. To satisfy (an appetite) fully.
2. To provide (someone) with more than enough; glut.
o bring into existence; give rise to: