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Romeo & Juliet Vocab 1

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Adversary
a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe.
Augmenting
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase
Deformities
the quality or state of being deformed, disfigured, or misshapen.
Discreet
judicious in one's conduct or speech, esp. with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature; prudent; circumspect.
Disparagement
something that derogates or casts in a bad light, as a remark or censorious essay.
Nuptial
of or pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony: the nuptial day; nuptial vows.
Obscured
not clear or plain, hard to perceive
Pernicious
causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful
Portentous
ominously significant or indicative
Posterity
succeeding or future generations collectively
Prodigious
extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force
Profane
characterized by irreverence or contempt for god or sacred principles or things; irreligious.
Propagate
to cause (an organism) to multiply by any process of natural reproduction from the parent stock.
Purged
to rid of whatever is impure or undesirable; cleanse; purify