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20 terms

Hamlet- List 1

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wanton
senseless, malicious, reckless
sullies (To Sully)
taints, stains, brings to a base state
vouchsafe (To Vouchsafe)
grant in a condescending manner
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
obsequious
Overly submissive and eager to please- fawning
sepulchre
a tomb, grave, or burial place
antic
a playful or funny act; clown like
ponderous
very heavy, unwieldy from weight- both literal and metaphorical
contumely
rude language or treatment arising from haughtiness and contempt
ere
before
purport (To Purport)
propose or intend
fordo (To Fordo)
ruin; kill; destroy
harrow (To Harrow)
to distress, create stress or torment
post haste
with speed, hastily
jocund
merry; cheerful; lighthearted
gall
annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
gratis
free; without charge
aught
anything
sate (To Sate)
to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully
posset
sweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer