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27 terms

Romeo and Juliet vocab

vocabulary terms for R & J Test
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bucklers
small round shields used to parry blows usually worn on the arm
masque
a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
feign
to pretend or give an impression in order to deceive
decree
a formal and authoritative order, especially one having the force of law
apothecary
pharmacist
prominent
noticeable
strife
bitter conflict or struggle
charnel-house
vault where bones/bodies of the dead are piled
dirges
funeral hymns
penury
a state of extreme poverty
betrothed
engaged
sepulchre
a burial chamber or shrine
enmity
Hatred
anon
right away
abuse
trickery
banquet
light meal
character
handwriting
closet
private room
cousin
any relative beyond immediate family, extended to intimate friends
diaper
napkin
groom
servant (usable as an insult)
housewife
similar to a whore
nephew
realitive
pregnant
clever
quick
pregnant (with child)
sad
serious
sewer
headwaiter at feast