20 terms

Julius Caesar 1

These words are in a Shakespeare play we will be reading later in the year. Because they are still in use in Modern Enlgish, some of them are sure to appear on the SAT.
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idle
1. not working; not busy
2. lazy
cobbler
a person who makes or repairs shoes
carpenter
a person who builds or repairs wooden structures, such as houses, scaffolds, or shelving
apparel
clothing
sole
the bottom of a shoe
saucy
sassy; smart-mouthed--said of someone who speaks disrespectfully to superiors
awl
small, pointed tool for making holes in leather or wood
trod
stepped
beseech
ask for or request earnestly; beg for; plead with
chariot
a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle
tributary
a person or nation that pays tribute in acknowledgment of subjugation or the like
captive
a prisoner, especially one captured in a war
replication
echo
concave
curved inward, creating a hollow space
Tiber
river flowing through Rome
attire
clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes
strew
spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter
cobble
to put together roughly or clumsily
mend
fix
meddle
interfere