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18 terms

7th Grade Romeo and Juliet: Act I

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strife
conflict, fight, struggle; discord
choler
tendency toward anger; irascibility
tyrant
an absolute ruler; despot; a ruler who governs oppressively or brutally
hinds
does; a female deer
flourished
made bold or sweeping gestures; brandished
adversary
foe; enemy
augmenting
enlarging; increasing
portent
something that foreshadows a coming event; omen
importuned
urged or begged with troublesome persistence
grievance
a cause or distress affording reason for complaint or resistance; complaint
propagate
to reproduce or cause to reproduce biologically; multiple; spread
chastity
the quality or state or being innocent of sexual intercourse; pure; celebate
heretics
those who adhere to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma
wean
to accustom (a young mammal) to take food otherwise then by nursing; to free from dependence or preoccupation
hoodwink
to deceive by false appearence
boisterous
noisily turbulent or exhuberent
visage
the face or countenance of a person who is sometimes an animal
disparage
to lower in rank or reputation; degrade; belittle