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Tempest Contemporary Master Set Act I

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mariner
sailor
mar
damage
labour
work
mischance
bad luck
aboard
on the ship
gallows
a platform where executions are performed by hanging
bawling
shouting
blasphemous
cursing--especially in a way that shows disrespect for God or religion
cur
worthless dog
hanged
executed using a method that involved having a rope tied around one's neck and then being suspended from the rope in such a manner that one was strangled by one's own body weight
farewell
goodbye
barren
useless for growing food
insolent
disrespectful
auspicious
lucky
zenith
highest point
garment
piece of clothing
perish
die
spectacle
extraordinary or unusual thing to see
perfidious
tending to betray; intentionally betraying
ignoble
completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
fortitude
strength of mind that enables one to endure bad things with courage
extirpate
to remove or destroy completely, like a plant pulled out by the roots
bootless
of no benefit; useless
woe
great sadness or distress
vessel
ship
rapt
lost in deep thought or emotion
aught
anything
nought or naught
nothing
allay
calm
precursor
something that comes before something else
momentary
only lasting a short time
beseige
attack
brine
salt water
nigh
near
blemish
a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something
charm
magic spell
dispersed
scattered
toil
hard work
malignant
very bad
recount
tell;repeat
banish
expel from a community or group; drive away
hag
an ugly, frightening-looking old woman
potent
powerful
cloven
split
whelp
baby animal; bad child
discharge
release from service or duty
tempest
a violent storm
entrails
guts; insides
gape
be wide open
din
noise
vile
disgusting;evil
dew
the moisture from the air that collects in small drops on cool surfaces during the night
malice
desire to harm others; evil
abide
live
fen
low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land; a marsh
fertile
word describing a piece of land where plants that are useful to humans grow easily
endowed
gave
plague
terrible disease
brutish
like an animal; not as good as a human
gabble
to speak nonesense words; jabber
rack
torture
unwholesome
not healthy
unwonted
out of the ordinary; unusual
lest
for fear that
coral
the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
transformation
a significant or extreme change
chide
scold; chew out
vigour
strength
subdued
overpowered
beseech
beg
air
tune
ditty
song
nymph
one of a numerous class of lesser goddesses of mythology, conceived of as beautiful maidens inhabiting the sea, rivers, woods, trees, mountains, meadows, etc., and frequently mentioned as attending a superior god or goddess
knell
the sound made by a bell rung slowly, especially for a death or a funeral
fathom
a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
usurp
to seize and hold (a position, office, power, etc.) by force or without legal right
imposter
a person who pretends to be someone else in order to cheat or get over some