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Ela Romeo and Juliet Vocab

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Dignity
The state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect
Mutiny
An open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers
Star crossed
Thwarted by bad luck
Pernicious
Having a harmful effect, especially on a gradual or subtle way
Adversary
One's opponent in a contest, dispute, or conflict
Augmenting
Make something greater by adding to it; increase
Greviance
A real or imagined wrong or other cause for complaint or protest, especially unfair treatment
Oppression
Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
Transgression
An act that goes against a law, rule, or Code of conduct, an offense
Doth
Archaic third person singular present of do
Fiery
Consisting of fire or burning slowly and brightly
Forfeit
A fine or penalty for wrongdoing or for a breach of the rules in a club or game
Forth
Out fromform a starting point and forward or into view
Household
A house and its occupants regard as a unit
Misadventured
An unfortunate incident, a mishap
Naught
Zero
Overthrows
A removal from power; a defeat or downfall
piteous
Deserving or arousing pity
Prologue
A separate introductory section of a literary or musical work
Fatal
Casing death
Scold
Scold or rebuke
Intercession
The act of intervening on behalf of another
Procure
Obtain something, especially with care or effort
Predominante
Be the strongest or main element, be greater in number or amount
Rancor
Bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing
Sallow
A person's face or complexion being an unhealthy yellow or pale brown color
Lamentable
Deplorably bad or unsatisfactory
Unwieldy
Difficulty to carry or move because of its size, shape, or weight
Exile
The state of being banned from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons
Eloquence
Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
Fickle
Changing frequently, especially as regards one's loyalties, interests, or affection
Fray
A situation of intense activity, typically one incorporating an element of aggression or competition
Gallant
Brave, heroic
Garish
Obtrusively bright and showy
Martial
Of or appropriate to war
Woo
To gain the love of someone
Pensive
Engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep and serious thought
Vial
A small container, typically cylindrical and made of glass, used especially for holding liquid medicines.
Enjoined
Instruct or urge to do something
Wayward
Difficult to control or predict because of unusual or perverse behavior
Dismal
Depressing, dreary
Loathsome
Causing hatred or disgust
Slander
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging a person's reputation
Ambiguities
Statement or event that is unclear
Disperse
Distribute or spread over a wide area
penury
extreme poverty
haughty
Arrogantly superior or disdainful
Remnants
A small remaining quality of something
Scourge
A person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering.
Strife
Angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues
Dignity
The state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect
Mutiny
An open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers
Star crossed
Thwarted by bad luck
Pernicious
Having a harmful effect, especially on a gradual or subtle way
Adversary
One's opponent in a contest, dispute, or conflict
Augmenting
Make something greater by adding to it; increase
Greviance
A real or imagined wrong or other cause for complaint or protest, especially unfair treatment
Oppression
Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
Transgression
An act that goes against a law, rule, or Code of conduct, an offense
Doth
Archaic third person singular present of do
Fiery
Consisting of fire or burning slowly and brightly
Forfeit
A fine or penalty for wrongdoing or for a breach of the rules in a club or game
Forth
Out fromform a starting point and forward or into view
Household
A house and its occupants regard as a unit
Misadventured
An unfortunate incident, a mishap
Naught
Zero
Overthrows
A removal from power; a defeat or downfall
piteous
Deserving or arousing pity
Prologue
A separate introductory section of a literary or musical work
Fatal
Casing death
Scold
Scold or rebuke
Intercession
The act of intervening on behalf of another
Procure
Obtain something, especially with care or effort
Predominante
Be the strongest or main element, be greater in number or amount
Rancor
Bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing
Sallow
A person's face or complexion being an unhealthy yellow or pale brown color
Lamentable
Deplorably bad or unsatisfactory
Unwieldy
Difficulty to carry or move because of its size, shape, or weight
Exile
The state of being banned from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons
Eloquence
Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
Fickle
Changing frequently, especially as regards one's loyalties, interests, or affection
Fray
A situation of intense activity, typically one incorporating an element of aggression or competition
Gallant
Brave, heroic
Garish
Obtrusively bright and showy
Martial
Of or appropriate to war
Woo
To gain the love of someone
Pensive
Engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep and serious thought
Vial
A small container, typically cylindrical and made of glass, used especially for holding liquid medicines.
Enjoined
Instruct or urge to do something
Wayward
Difficult to control or predict because of unusual or perverse behavior
Dismal
Depressing, dreary
Loathsome
Causing hatred or disgust
Slander
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging a person's reputation
Ambiguities
Statement or event that is unclear
Disperse
Distribute or spread over a wide area
penury
extreme poverty
haughty
Arrogantly superior or disdainful
Remnants
A small remaining quality of something
Scourge
A person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering.
Strife
Angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues