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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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nuptial
adj: relating to marriage or a wedding ceremony.
wanes
verb: to grow smaller and weaker
wither
verb: dry up; shrivel away
pert
adj: lively, alert, bright chipper.
nimble
adj: acting or moving with ease and cheerful readiness.
melancholy
noun: the quality or state of being sad.
wooed
verb: try to gain the love or favor of another.
reveling
verb: to be festive in a noisy or riotous manner.
feigning
adj.: pretending, insincere.
cunning
noun : highly skilled in being sly, tricky, crafty.
imprinted
verb: stamped, marked, molded, controlled by pressure
worthy
adj: having honor or merit because of achievement; deserving of trust
entreat
verb: to ask something urgently; beg
befall
verb: to take place or come about: happen to
yield
verb - give in; submit to someone else's will.
endure
verb - to take, put up with, suffer without protest
undergo
verb - to be subject to a procedure or experience, usually not
pleasurable
austerity
adj - without comforts / luxuries; characterized by strict discipline
scornful
adj. - sarcastically disrespectful.
dotes
verb. - to be obsessed with; to think of nothing else except a person
or thing beyond reasonable behavior.
inconstant
adj. - lacking firmness, faithfulness, trustworthiness in purpose.
confer
verb - to carry on a conversation or discussion to reach a settlement
on an important / serious issue.
tempest
noun - violent storm.
siege
noun - persistent attack
devour
verb - consume ravenously
decree
noun: a proclaimed order or rule of conduct made by authority
revenue
noun: a sum of money
pursue
verb: chase after; follow relentlessly
sway
verb: convince; change someone's mind or opinion
visage
noun: face; facial features and expression
conceal
verb: to withdraw or withhold from sight or observation
steal
verb: to move or go quietly, so not to disturb or bring attention to oneself; escape
counsel
noun: recommendation regarding a decision or course of action; advice
base
adj: lack of moral standards, complete dishonesty
vile
adj. : utterly unpleasant, crude, morally corrupt
transpose
verb: to transform; to change shape
haste
noun: rash, speedy, a quick and reckless decision
beguiled
verb: to be easily tricked into doing something
interlude
noun: a pause between the acts of a play, something performed during a theatrical intermission
lamentable
adj: expressing sorrow or sadness, mourning
lofty
adj: noble in character and spirit
extemporaneously
adv: composed or done on the spur of the moment; not rehearsed.
shriek
verb: a sudden, loud cry of shock or terror
undertake
verb: to make an effort to do something or accomplish something; a promise to complete a specific task
dogged
verb: following someone in order to obtain information
Nick Bottom
Weaver- Pyramus
Peter Quince
Carpenter- Thisbe father
Francis Flute
Bellows mender- Thisbe
Robin Starveling
Tailor- Thisbe Mother
Tom Snout
Tinker- Pyramus father
Snug The Joiner
Joiner- The Lion