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Othello Vocabulary

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Esteem
to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration: I esteem him for his honesty.
Siege
the act or process of surrounding and attacking a fortified place in such a way as to isolate it from help and supplies, for the purpose of lessening the resistance of the defenders and thereby making capture possible.
Peril
exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger: They faced the peril of falling rocks.
Insolent
boldly rude or disrespectful
Demean
to lower in dignity, honor or standing
Cavern
a cave, especially that is large and mostly underground
Quarry
an excavation or pit, usually open to the air from which
Enchain
to bind in or as in chain or chains, restrain.
Discourse
Communication of thought by words
Pliant
bending readily, flexible
Beguiled
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.
Pitiful
evoking or deserving contempt by smallness, poor quality
Frankness
plainness of speech
valiant
boldly courageous
Subdued
quilt, inhibited
Implicit
Implied, rather than expressly stated
Insurmountable
incapable of being passed over or overcome
Solemn
grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, or mood.
Juncture
a serious state of affairs.
Summon
to call upon to do something specific.
Culprit
one accused or charged with a crime.
Incense
the perfume or smoke arising from a substance when burned.
Intemperance
excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
Eloquence
the practice or art of using language with fluency and aptness.
Conjuration
The act of calling on or involving a sacred name.