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46 terms

A Midsummer Night's dream

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resolve
find a solution to
defiant
disobedient
master of revels
public official who had the power to censor plays
approach
to move closer to someone or something
approve of
agree with, accept
interfere with
to prevent something from working effectively or from developing successfully
frown
a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
disobey
to not follow a rule or order
sternly
in a strict manner
blush
become red in the face (from embarrassment or shame)
severely
very seriously
convent
a building in which nuns (= members of a female religious order) live
ashamed
feeling sorry for doing something wrong
oppose
to be against
penalty
a punishment for doing something which is against a law or rule
command
give order
unjust
unfair
sigh
a slow, noisy breath
bride
a woman who is about to get married or has just got married
weaver
a person whose job is weaving cloth and other materials
ridiculous
very silly or unreasonable
compliment (on)
to praise or express admiration for someone
reassure
say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of someone
appeal to
to like
fairy
an imaginary creature with magic powers, usually represented as a very small person with wings
retinue
a group that attends an important person
quarrell
have an angry argument or disagreement.
squabble
a quarrel about petty points
awkward
strange
invisible
not able to be seen
triumphantly
in a way that is joyful because of a victory
sob
to cry noisily, taking in deep breaths
mock
to make fun of
rehearsal
practice for a performance
prologue
A speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or event
almanac
a book published every year that includes information for times of the sun rising and going down, or changes in the moon
lantern
A portable light, often using oil
confess
to admit
fiercely
aggressively, furiously
furious
very angry
splendid
very impressive and beautiful
hound
hunting dog
feast
a large meal
bow
to bend your head or body forward, especially as a way of showing someone respect
dreadful
scary or terrible
emerge
come out into view