Act III Vocabulary Romeo and Juliet

vengeance n. punishment in return for a wrong; revenge
submission n. willingness to yield or surrender
reconcile v. to make amends
predicament n. a difficult problem or situation
plague n. an outbreak of serious disease that kills
merciful adj. showing mercy or compassion
garish adj. overly showy or decorated
gallant adj. courteous and thoughtful, especially toward women
exiled v. removed forcibly from one’s home county or place of residence
eloquence n. the ability to speak expressively and persuasively
effeminate adj. like a lady; feminine
brawl n. a fist-fight or quarrel

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