DeLorenzo Hamlet part 2

pious Devoutly religious
rogue n. not following the rules; a criminally dishonest person; a scoundrel
contumely n. rudeness; insolence; arrogance (Alyssa was treated with contumely and was not happy about it)
judicious sensible; showing good judgement
clemency Mercy/ compassion/ forgiveness
vouchsafe (almost like to promise)Confer; grant; permit (today it is used as condemenly granting something but that is not how it was in hamlet
eloquent persuasive and moving, especially in speech… beautiful speech
bulwark (n.) a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; (v.) to provide such defense or protection (literal or metaphoric)
rank (v.) to cause anger, irritation, or bitterness (that is so rank(almost like smelly, because it is irritating))(with the suggestion that the pain grows worse with time).. position in the hierarchy of the armed forces.. or just a position in order (used in hamlet as meaning “irritating”)
mandate (n.) an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; (v.) to order/ require
imminent adj: About to happen/ likely to occur at any moment
conjecture verb: to guess with logical thinking behind it(to suppose) noun: a logical guess (speculation)
prologue A speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or event
impetuous Quick to act without thinking/ without impulse
collateral A security pledged for the repayment of a loan. adj. secondary (event) … collateral damage– the damage that happens that is not intended to (secondary damage)
mountebank a conman; A swindler; a charlatan; a trickster
melodious pleasant-sounding
perdition damnation; ruin; hell
germane Relevant (conversations being germane)
havoe widespread destruction/ havoc (chaos and destruction)

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