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Act 2 Vocab for Romeo & Juliet

Act 2 Vocab for Romeo & Juliet
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Invocation
a chant used in conjuring
Envious
feeling, expressing, or characterized by envy
Discourses
to narrate or discuss
Enmity
deep-seated, often mutual hatred
Impute
to attribute; give credit
Predominant
most common or conspicuous
Chide
to express disapproval
Rancor
bitter
Lamentable
to express grief for or about
Poultice
a soft, moist mass of bread, meal, or clay
Drudge
a person who does tedious, menial work
Conjure
to make appear magically
Dramatic Irony
the reader knows something the character(s) doesn't/don't
Prorogued
to discontinue a session, defer
Beseech
to beg
Monastery
the dwelling place for monks
Echo
a nymph who yearned for Narcissus until nothing but her voice remained
Friar
priest/monk
Conspicuous
easily seen
Proverb
a wise saying