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Twelth Night Vocab

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surfeit
verb - to do an excess amount or something
cloister
verb - to seclude; to shut in
provident
verb - to be well prepared for the future
abjure
verb - to let go of your beliefs, solemn and negative
prodigal
adj - extremely wasteful
transgress
verb - to misbehave, to sin
nonpareil
adj - unrivaled; unparalleled; having no equal
fervor
noun - passionate feeling
peevish
adj - easily irritated
churlish
adj - difficult to deal with; obnoxious
mellifluous
adj - pleasant to hear; sweet and musical
caterwauling
adj - unpleasant to hear; like throwing a cat on a wall
mitigate
verb - to lessen the effect of, to make less severe
staid
adj - unadventurous; plain
bide
to remain; to wait for
damask
a woven type of fabric, patterned
demure
shy or modest (almost always about a woman)
inure
accustom someone to something esp. something unpleasant
manifest
obvious, evident
wanton
deliberately cruel
loath
reluctant
upbraid
to find fault with; to scold with
visage
a person's facial expression
presage
to foreshadow, to predict esp. ominously
pedant
a perfectionist, a person obsessed with the minor details