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act 3 macbeth

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posterity
all future generations
verity
an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth
oracle
a shrine where an oracular god is consulted
parricide
murder of your own parents
craving
an intense desire for some particular thing
dauntless
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
rebuke
an act or expression of criticism and censure
bounteous
given or giving freely
incense
make furious
sundry
miscellaneous unspecified objects
malice
the quality of threatening evil
affliction
a cause of great suffering and distress
eminence
a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
assailable
not defended or capable of being defended
jocund
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
cloistered
providing privacy or seclusion
purge
an act of removing by cleansing
infirmity
the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
peer
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
blanch
turn pale, as if in fear
augur
indicate by signs
contriver
a person who makes plans
malevolence
wishing evil to others
homage
respectful deference
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