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Julius Caesar Vocab

1-59 of Julius Caesar vocab.
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abridged
v. to shorten
affability
n. being likeable
alchemy
n. magic that sought to try to make gold
ascend
v. to climb or go up
augmented
v. to make longer
augurers
n. a prophet or fortune teller
baseness
n. no ethic
bequething
v. to leave something after you die or to dispose of
bestow
v. to give or present as a gift
clamor
n. a loud and confused noise
conceit
v. to flatter especially one self
confounded
adj. bewldered and confused
contaminate
v. to make less pure
covert
adj. concealed, secret, disguised
craves
v. to long for
derisive
adj. ridicule, malicious or mean
enfranchisement
n. empowering people to make the right decision
engendered
v. to support or encourage
entreat
v. to ask earnestly
exalted
adj. praised
flourish
n. a trumpet blast
gravity
n. something of most importance
grievous
adj. causing great sorrow
hideous
adj. horrible or frightful to the senses
homage
n. respect or reverence made or paid
indignant
adj. pissed at something done against you
instigations
n. to urge, provoke, stir
kindle
v. to stir up, arouse
knotty
adj. involved, intricate
lamented
v. to mourn for
legact
n. what's given away in a will - a gift or money
malice
n. desire to inflict harm
melancholy
n. a gloomy state of mind
mettle
n. your worth, entegrity
mirth
n. amusement expressed in laughter
musing
n. contemplation, look forward to something
mutiny
n. rebellion against those who have power
obscurely
adv. not clear, dim, dark, ambiguous
ominously
adv. threatening, hateful
portentous
adj. like a sign or fore-warning; an omen
prodigies
n. someone with exceptional talent
prodigious
adj. large, enourmous
prostrate
v. laying face down to show obedience
replication
adj. a repeat, copy, or duplicate
repute
v. a person of good standing or position
reverence
adj. showing honor in respect
rhetoric
n. the art of skillful speeking
rout
v. gouging something out or expelling someone
servile
adj. overly submissive
soothsayer
n. a person who can foresee the future
spurn
v. to reject
sterile
adj. not able to produce offspring
taper
v. to dimish or reduce
tarry
adj. covered with tar
unassailable
adj. unable to be attacked or defeated
vanquished
adj. defeated
vexed
adj. problematic
vouchsafe
v. to give or grant in a condescending manner
vulgar
adj. lacking sophistication - unrefined