16 terms

Romeo & Juliet Act V

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abhorred
(v.) hated, loathed, detested
ambiguity
(n.) The quality or state of having more than one possible meaning; uncertain; unclear
amorous
(adj.) strongly moved by love; loving; inclined to love; enamored
churl
(adj.) vulgar; rude; unsophisticated person
conspire
(v.) to agree together, especially secretly, to do something wrong, evil, or illegal; contrive
felon
(n.) a serious crime (such as murder or arson); villain
haughty
(adj.) arrogant; proud; condescending
inauspicious
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
interred
(v.) to deposit a dead body in the earth or in a tomb; to bury
jointure
(n.) dowry; a marriage offering
paramour
(n.) a sweetheart or lover, often secret, not allowed by law or custom
penury
(n.) extreme poverty; insufficiency
peruse
(v.) to read thoroughly and carefully; to study
sepulcher
(n.) a burial vault; a receptacle for sacred relics, especially in an altar
unhallowed
(adj.) unholy, immoral, desecrated
wanton
(adj.) reckless; heartless, free; loose in morals; (n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low moral