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E9 PCHS Romeo & Juliet

Pages 728, 756, 782, 814 and 832 In Prentice Hall Literature — Grade Nine
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pernicious
causing great injury or ruin
augmenting
increasing; enlarging
grievance
injustice; complaint
transgression
wrongdoing; sin
procure
get; obtain
predominant
having dominating influence over others
intercession
act of pleading on another's behalf
sallow
of a sickly, pale-yellowish hue
lamentable
distressing; sad
unwieldy
awkward; clumsy
gallant
brave and noble
fray
noisy fight
martial
military
exile
banish
eloquence
speech or writing that is graceful and persuasive
fickle
changeable
pensive
deeply thoughtful
enjoined
ordered
wayward
headstrong
dismal
causing gloom or misery
loathsome
disgusting; detestable
remnants
what is left over; remainders
penury
extreme poverty
haughty
arrogant
ambiguities
statements or events whose meanings are unclear
scourge
instrument for inflicting punishment