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HAMLET - Vocabulary -
crown
madness
guard
ghost
crown
madness
95 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
opposing
noble
consummation
heir
acting in opposition to
showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles and…
the act of bringing to completion or fruition
inheriting and continuing the legacy of a predecessor
opposing
acting in opposition to
noble
showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles and…
11 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Specter (n.)
Sinister (adj.)
Esteem (n.)
Valiant (adj.)
Ghost
Threatening
Respect or regard
Brave
Specter (n.)
Ghost
Sinister (adj.)
Threatening
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
prate
extol
paragon
perusal
(v.) to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
(v.) to praise highly
(n.) a model of excellence or perfection
(n.) the action of reading or examining something
prate
(v.) to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
extol
(v.) to praise highly
62 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
ere
russet
liegeman
apparition
Before
Reddish color
a vassal who owes feudal service or allegiance to a nobleman.
a ghost or ghostlike image of a person
ere
Before
russet
Reddish color
11 terms
Hamlet Act 1 Vocabulary
portentous
invulnerable
malicious
filial
Ominous
(adj.) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
Purposely hurtful
Having to do with a son
portentous
Ominous
invulnerable
(adj.) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
15 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Quiz 1
usurp
harbinger
partisan
dirge
seize and take control without authority
something indicating the approach of something or someone
a pike with a long tapering blade with lateral projections
a funeral song or tune
usurp
seize and take control without authority
harbinger
something indicating the approach of something or someone
40 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
avouch
usurp
felicity
cudgel
assert
seize unfairly
happiness
heavy club
avouch
assert
usurp
seize unfairly
15 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
avouch
calumny
chronicle
dearth
to make frank acknowledgment or affirmation of; declare or as…
an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
a record or narrative description of past events
an insufficient quantity or number
avouch
to make frank acknowledgment or affirmation of; declare or as…
calumny
an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
70 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
assail
emulate
eruption
forfeit
to assault
(archaic) adjective: competitive, ambitious
a volatility
to sacrifice
assail
to assault
emulate
(archaic) adjective: competitive, ambitious
15 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
calamity
quietus
merit
nymph
an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; a…
death or something that causes death, regarded as a release…
deserve or be worthy of something, especially reward or punis…
a mythological spirit of nature imagined as a beautiful maiden
calamity
an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; a…
quietus
death or something that causes death, regarded as a release…
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
1. entreated
2. portentous
3. visage
4. obsequious
asked earnestly, pleaded
ominous; arousing awe
appearance or face
dutiful, devoted; current usage overly submissive or servile
1. entreated
asked earnestly, pleaded
2. portentous
ominous; arousing awe
62 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
usurp
martial
bode
mettle
to seize or exercise authority or possession wrongfully
warlike, relating to army or military life
foretell
vigor and strength of spirit, stamina, courage
usurp
to seize or exercise authority or possession wrongfully
martial
warlike, relating to army or military life
12 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Exquisite
Dissuaded
usurp
partisan
extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate.
persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action.
seize and take control without authority
a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person. (a pike with…
Exquisite
extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate.
Dissuaded
persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action.
12 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Soliloquy
Monologue
Tragic Hero
Tragedy
Actor ALONE on stage gives a speech
Long speech
A character whose tragic flaw leads to their ... own downfall (u…
story of a seemingly heroic figure whose major character flaw…
Soliloquy
Actor ALONE on stage gives a speech
Monologue
Long speech
Hamlet Vocabulary
Task
Consummation
Theme
Objective
A piece of work that has been assigned to do during a certain…
The point at which something is complete or finalized.
An underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated d…
Learning target.
Task
A piece of work that has been assigned to do during a certain…
Consummation
The point at which something is complete or finalized.
24 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
invulnerable
malicious
obsequious
obstinate
impossible to harm (AI SI)
having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person (A…
too eager to help or obey someone important (AI S2)
refusing to change your behavior or ideas (AI S2)
invulnerable
impossible to harm (AI SI)
malicious
having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person (A…
40 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Malicious
Imminent
Enmity
discretion
Ill willed
Close to happening
hostility
good judgement
Malicious
Ill willed
Imminent
Close to happening
31 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
ambiguous
assail
auspicious
contrive
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
(v.) to violently attack; to criticize; (v.) to cause trouble…
favorable; promising; pointing to a good result
(v.) to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the re…
ambiguous
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
assail
(v.) to violently attack; to criticize; (v.) to cause trouble…
15 terms
Hamlet vocabulary
acquire
blunted
chide
cleft
to obtain
reduced
scold/rebuke
split or divided
acquire
to obtain
blunted
reduced
13 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Grief
Mourning
Woe
Wicked
sadness
feeling depressed
unhappy
someone who is being mean
Grief
sadness
Mourning
feeling depressed
24 terms
hamlet vocabulary
vanquish
entreat
assail
fortify
to defeat or conquer in battle
plead
physically or mentally attack
to make stronger
vanquish
to defeat or conquer in battle
entreat
plead
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Hamlet Vocabulary
Usurp
Moiesty
Portentous
Harbinger
seize and take control without authority and possibly with fo…
one or two basic subdivisions of a tribe
of momentous or ominous significance
something that precedes and indicates the approach of somethi…
Usurp
seize and take control without authority and possibly with fo…
Moiesty
one or two basic subdivisions of a tribe
34 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Apparition
avouch
dirge
emulate
noun; a ghost or ghost like image of a person
verb,affirm or assert
n,a lament for the dead, especially one forming part of a fun…
v, match or surpass (person or achievement, typically by imit…
Apparition
noun; a ghost or ghost like image of a person
avouch
verb,affirm or assert
27 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
usurp
moiety
portentous
harbinger
steal, take control without authority
one or two basic subdivisions of a tribe
of momentous or ominous significance
something that precedes or signals the approach of something
usurp
steal, take control without authority
moiety
one or two basic subdivisions of a tribe
15 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
usurp
moiety
portentous
harbinger
seize and take control without authority and possibly with fo…
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
of momentous or ominous significance
something that precedes and indicates the approach of somethi…
usurp
seize and take control without authority and possibly with fo…
moiety
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
55 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Mettle
Posthaste
Privy
Green
(n) Courage and fortitude of spirit (Up to the challenge)
(adv) With great speed; rapidity
(adj) Made a participant in knowledge of something private or…
(adj) Lacking sophistication or worldly experience or (adj) B…
Mettle
(n) Courage and fortitude of spirit (Up to the challenge)
Posthaste
(adv) With great speed; rapidity
Hamlet Vocabulary
Soliloquy
Aside
Tragedy
Exeunt
an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or re…
a short comment or speech that a character delivers directly…
A drama or literary work in which the main character is broug…
used as a stage direction in a printed play to indicate that…
Soliloquy
an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or re…
Aside
a short comment or speech that a character delivers directly…
20 terms
Hamlet vocabulary
anthropomorphism
masculine rhyme
abstemious
anaphora
attributing human characteristics to an animal or object
rhyme is a last syllable
self restraint in appitites or behavior
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase in the begi…
anthropomorphism
attributing human characteristics to an animal or object
masculine rhyme
rhyme is a last syllable
44 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Portentous
Invulnerable
Malicious
Filial
Full of unspecifiable significance; exciting wonder and awe
Immune to attack; impregnable; impossible to damage, injure,…
Spiteful; intending to harm
The relationship of child or offspring to parent
Portentous
Full of unspecifiable significance; exciting wonder and awe
Invulnerable
Immune to attack; impregnable; impossible to damage, injure,…
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Section 2
calumnious
precept
perilous
importuned
slanderous; attacking one's character
rule; principle
dangerous
insistently begged
calumnious
slanderous; attacking one's character
precept
rule; principle
70 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
assail
emulate
eruption
forfeit
to assault
archaic adjective competitive, ambitious
a volatility
to sacrifice
assail
to assault
emulate
archaic adjective competitive, ambitious
10 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Satirical (adj.)
Blossom (v)
Grief (n)
Valiant (adj.)
Containing or using satire
The state of flowering
Keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss
Boldly courageous
Satirical (adj.)
Containing or using satire
Blossom (v)
The state of flowering
15 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
ambitious
illusion
gaudy
tormenting
eagerly desirous of achieving or obtaining success
something that deceives by producing a false or misleading im…
brilliantly or excessively showy
afflicting with great bodily or mental suffering pain
ambitious
eagerly desirous of achieving or obtaining success
illusion
something that deceives by producing a false or misleading im…
10 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Review
Obsequious
Celestial
Perdition
Equivocation
overly attentive, servile
pertaining to the sky or heavans
eternal damnation, utter ruin
ambiguous--intended to mislead
Obsequious
overly attentive, servile
Celestial
pertaining to the sky or heavans
37 terms
HAMLET VOCABULARY
knight
a play
cottage
roof
knight
a play
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Set 1
usurp
portentous
harbinger
hallowed
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
(adj.) of momentous or ominous significance
(n.) something indicating the approach of something or someone.
(adj.) worthy of religious veneration
usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
portentous
(adj.) of momentous or ominous significance
40 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
portentous
invulnerable
malicious
valiant
menacing, sinister, foreboding, threatening
impossible to harm
having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person
courageous
portentous
menacing, sinister, foreboding, threatening
invulnerable
impossible to harm
hamlet vocabulary
Impotent
sully
circumscribe
beguile
adj. lacking strength or vigor, powerless, ineffective
v. soil, stain, tarnish, defile
v. draw a line around, limit, restrict, confine
v. decisive, cheat, trick, charm, amuse, divert
Impotent
adj. lacking strength or vigor, powerless, ineffective
sully
v. soil, stain, tarnish, defile
15 terms
Hamlet vocabulary
Apparation
Countenance
Discourse
Prodigal
Ghost, spirit
Face, expression
Conversation
Wasteful, extravagant
Apparation
Ghost, spirit
Countenance
Face, expression
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Avouch
Harbinger
Dirge
Impious
To affirm or assert
Someone who goes ahead; someone who announces; Forerunner
A funeral song or tune
Not pious or religious
Avouch
To affirm or assert
Harbinger
Someone who goes ahead; someone who announces; Forerunner
24 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
antic
ardor
beguile
besmirch
strange behavior
great warmth
to trick
stain, to tarnish
antic
strange behavior
ardor
great warmth
16 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
Foil (give definition, example, and de…
Motif (give definition, example, and d…
Pun (give definition, example, and det…
Prose (give definition, example, and d…
Definition: character that wants to prevent the other charact…
- Reoccuring Idea... - Garden (of eden)... - Hamlet says 'tis an un…
- Play on words... - Hamlet calling Polonius a "fishmonger"... - Po…
- Language not spoken in iambic meter to emphasize witts.... - H…
Foil (give definition, example, and de…
Definition: character that wants to prevent the other charact…
Motif (give definition, example, and d…
- Reoccuring Idea... - Garden (of eden)... - Hamlet says 'tis an un…
38 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
1.1 Portentous
1.2 Invulnerable
1.3 Malicious
1.4 Filial
Full of unspecifiable significance; exciting wonder and awe
Immune to attack; impregnable; impossible to damage, injure,…
Spiteful
The relationship of child or offspring to parent
1.1 Portentous
Full of unspecifiable significance; exciting wonder and awe
1.2 Invulnerable
Immune to attack; impregnable; impossible to damage, injure,…
8 terms
hamlet vocabulary
affliction
discretion
entreat
beseech
to inflict grievous physical or mental suffering on
ability or power to decide responsibly
to make an earnest request of
to address an earnest or urgent request to; implore
affliction
to inflict grievous physical or mental suffering on
discretion
ability or power to decide responsibly
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Section 3
insolence
wantonness
dejected
abominably
being boldly rude or impolite
immorality; extravagance
depressed; disheartened
detestably; with hatred
insolence
being boldly rude or impolite
wantonness
immorality; extravagance
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Section 4
exhort
imminent
conjectures
superfluous
to urge by strong argument
about to happen
guesses; suppositions
extra; beyond what is needed
exhort
to urge by strong argument
imminent
about to happen
20 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary Section 1
entreated
assail
fortified
illume
to beg; to ask
to attack
shielded; secured; protected ... (Protected by forts or walls…
to brighten; to lighten
entreated
to beg; to ask
assail
to attack
15 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
spectre
courtiers
battlements
rebuff
ghost
attendants at the court of a nobleman
walls of a fortification
reject
spectre
ghost
courtiers
attendants at the court of a nobleman
62 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary
unfold yourself
soft
harbingers
happily
disclose your identity
wait a minute
those that announce someone's approach or coming
perhaps or fortunately
unfold yourself
disclose your identity
soft
wait a minute
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