Hamlet - Act I
Vocabulary for Act I of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Terms in this set (30)
seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe, a portion or part of something
of momentous or ominous significance
something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone, -(noun) A person or thing that signals or foreshadows what is to come
a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
worthy of religious veneration, HOLY; SACRED
auguring favorable circumstances and good luck, (adj.) favorable; fortunate
relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring, Of or like a son or daughter
attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner
moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction, A loss of memory for events prior to a brain injury.
full of or showing high-spirited merriment, Cheerful and lighthearted
extended verbal expression in speech or writing, An extended communication on a particular subject.
absent without permission
the appearance conveyed by a person's face, Facial expression
based on sound reasoning or evidence
smear so as to make dirty or stained
a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained, immoral person
young and inexperienced
harsh criticism or disapproval
the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock, The application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding
a negotiation between enemies
attract; to cause to be enamored
to speak unfavorably about
treat as a sacred person
royal authority; the domination of a monarch
mixed with impurities
a state of deep-seated ill-will
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