ELA romeo and juliet vocabulary part 2

baleful threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
baleful synonym forbidding, menacing
baleful antonym favorable
baleful example sentence mr kane gave the class a baleful look, and they knew a test was coming their way.
chide scold or reprimand severely or angrily
chide synonym blame, admonish
chide antonym approve, praise
chide example sentence my parents chided me about not finishing all of my chores.
entreaty earnest or urgent request
entreaty synonym appeal, prayer
entreaty antonym answer, demand
entreaty example sentence i made the entreaty to my mom, begging her to take me shopping.
forsake leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
forsake synonym disown, abandon
forsake antonym allow, keep
forsake example sentence i forsook my brothers who needed help with the biology review guide.
idolatry the worship of idols or images that are not god
idolatry synonym adoration, worship
idolatry antonym vilification
idolatry example sentence many religions prohibit idolatry.
intercede act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
intercede synonym intrude, intervene
intercede antonym leave alone
intercede example sentence jack and luke asked me to intercede their fight, helping them sort out their problems.
rancor a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
rancor synonym animosity, bitterness, gall
rancor antonym amity, kindness, friendliness
rancor example sentence julie had a deep sense of rancor in her heart about a failed relationship.
utter without qualification
utter synonym arrant, complete
utter antonym idefinite
utter example sentence mark was a complete utter failure to his family.
ascend travel up
ascend synonym arise, climb
ascend antonym descend
ascend example sentence my cat ascended into heaven after he passed away.
beguile attract; cause to be enamored
beguile synonym mislead, captivate
beguile antonym repel, refuse
beguile example sentence my brother tried to beguile me into giving him the last cookie.

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