Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

Word Definition/Part of Speech Location Context

1. mutiny- n. open to rebellion 735/I,i,3: "...from ancient grudge ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ break new mutiny..."
-mutined, mutinous

2. civil- adj. of citizens 735/I,i,4: "...where civil blood
ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ make hands undear..."
-civilly, civilizer

3. foe(s)- n. personal enemy 735/I,i,5: "...from forth the fatal ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ lins of the two foes..."

4. tyrant- n. absolute ruler that governs 736/I,i,83: "...tis all one. I will sh-
(a cruel ruler) ow myself a tyrant. When..."
-tyranny, tyrannize

5. profaner(s) n. one who showing contempt or 738/I,i,83: "...profraners of this
interverence toward God or sa- neighborhood stained steel..."
cred things
-profaner, profaneous

6. pernicous- adj. tending to cause death or 738/I,i,85: "...that quench the fire o
injury your pernicous rage."
-pernicousness, pernicously

7. adversary- n. an opponet; enemy 739/I.i,107: " were the ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ servants of your adversary..."
-adversaries, adverse

8. fray- n. a fight, scuffle 739/I,i,118: "...right glad I am he
ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ was no at this fray..."
-frayed, frays

9. covert- adj. covered or protected 739/I,i,126: "...and stole into the ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ covert of the woods..."
-covertly, covertness

10. augment- v. to make greater 739/I,i,133: "..with tears ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ augmenting the fresh morning -augmentation, augmentative dew."

11. portentous- adj. foreboring omnious 740/I,i,142: "Black and portenous ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ must his humor prove..."
-portenously, porpentousness

Word Definition/Part of Speech Location Context

12. shrift- n. confession to a priest 741/I,i,160: "To hear true shrift..."

13. woo- v. try to seek affection; to tempt 745/I,ii,16: "...but woo her gentle ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ Paris gether hurt..."
-wooed, wooing, woos

14. anguish- n. an organizing physical or men- 746/I,ii,47: "One pain lessened by a
tal pain another\'s anguish..."
-anguishing, anguishes

15. heretic- n. one that discents from an acc- 747/I,ii,94: "...transparent heretic
epted belief or doctorine to be burnt for liars..."
-heretical, herticate

16. peril(ous)- n. exposure to danger 750/I,iii,54: "A perilous knock and ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ it cried bitterly..."
-perils, periled

17. disposition- n. ones usual mood 750/I,iii,65: " stands your ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ disposition to be married?"

18. beseech- v. to request earnestly 751/I,iii,103: " extremity, ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ invence hence to wait. I beseech..."
-beseeched, beseecher

19. woe- n. espressing sorrow or dismay 752/I,iv,21: "...I cannot bound a ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ path above dull woe."
-woes, woer

20. visage- n. a fatal expression 752/I,iv,29: "...give me a case to ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ put my visage in..."

21. wanton(s)- adj. excessive cruelty 753/I,iv,35: "A torch for me! Let ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ wantons light of heart..."
-wantoned, wantonries

22. revel(s)- v. to take great pleasure 755/I,iv,109: "...with this nights ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ revels and expire the term."
-reveled, reveling, revels

23. vile- adj. objectionable or unpleasent 755/I,iv,111: " some vile ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ forfeit of untimatly death."
-viler, vileness

Word Definition/Part of Speech Location Context

24. nuptual- adj. of marriage or wedding 757/I,v,37: "...\'tis since the nuptual ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ of lucention..."
-nuptuals, nuptuality

25. rapier- n. a long slender sword 757/I,v,57: "...

26. solemnity- n. the condition or quality of 757/I,v,59: "...
being solemn
-solemnly, solemn

27. dispargement- n. the act of belittling 758/I,v,72: "...
-dispargement, dispargingly

28. gall- n. something better to endure 758/I,v,94: " seeming sweet, ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ covert to bitterest gall."
-galling, gallingly

29. purge(d)- v. to be free from impurities 758/I,v,108: "...
-purger, purges

30. wax(es) v. to grow larger 761/I,v,128
-waxing, waxed

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