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Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

March 3, 2017
30 words
mutiny
ex: when the sailors of a ship take it over, and lock up the captain while they take control of the vessel
flourish
making dramatic, sweeping gestures, usually with an object like a flag or weapon; to brandish
pernicious
deadly, fatal
fray
a battle or skirmish
transgression
a sin
propagate
to increase in number
posterity
all the descendants of a particular person
languish
to become weak, lazy, feeble
invocation
also a formal petition for attention or help; the beginning speech of a ceremony which asks for attention or aid
consort
a companion
discourse
communicating verbally
enmity
hatred
repose
peace, calm, rest
procure
chide
to scold or reproach
dote
to habitually bestow with love and affection
rancor
bitter resentment
valor
boldness and determination; bravery
amorous
carrion
rottenness or anything vile
abhor
to loathe; to regard with extreme revulsion; to detest completely
inundation
to flood with something
peevish
cross, fretful, discontented and vexed
prostrate
lying face down on the ground in submission or adoration
haughty
rightfully snobbish attitude towards something
paramour
an illicit lover, especially being the lover of a married person who is not your spouse
inauspicious
unlucky
discern
to notice or perceive by the senses or the intellect
sepulcher
tomb or burial place
augment
to make something larger by size, number or strength

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