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Macbeth Vocabulary List 1

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Avarice
extreme greed for material wealth (noun)
Bane
the cause of ruin, harm, distress, or death (noun)
Blasphemous
characterized by profanity or cursing, usually against that which is held sacred (adj)
Censure
to issue official blame (verb)
Corporeal
having material or physical form or substance (adj)
Entreaty
an earnest plea or request (noun)
Fie
expression of disgust or disapproval
Forswear
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure (verb)
Husbandry
the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock (noun)
Intemperance
immoderate consumption of alcoholic drinks
Largess
a gift or money given (noun)
Malady
any unwholesome or desperate condition (noun)
Pernicious
exceedingly harmful in a sneaky way (adj)
Prate
speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly (verb)
Quell
suppress or crush completely (verb)
Rancor
a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will (noun)
Rapt
wholly absorbed as in thought (adj)
Wanton
behave extremely cruelly and brutally (v)
Mettle
the courage to carry on (noun)
Incensed
angered or enraged (adj)