English 12 Final – Vocab and Macbeth (Mrs. Christopher)

Wane verb; diminish, lesson, fade, decrease; The dancing waned as the night came to an end.
Trepidation noun; fear, anxiety, nervousness; Hippopotomonstrausesquipideliaphobia is a trepidation meaning the fear of long words.
Verbatim noun; repeating word for word, exactly; the verbatim would be quoting a quote from a book perfectly.
Cacophony noun; dissonance, lack of harmony; the cacophony of sounds made my ears bleed.
Loquacious adjective; talkative, garrulous, wordy; Lexi is not very loquacious since she tends to be very quiet and doesn’t talk unless spoken to.
Mellifluous adjective; smooth sounding; her voice was mellifluous and helped many babies fall asleep.
Maudlin adjective; overyly emotional, sappy, weepy; Tracy is very madlin when watching movies
Malevolent adjective; malicious, wicked, evil; the devil is malevolent and temps us to do wrong things.
Harangue noun/verb; to lecture, to criticize; the mother harangued the boy for breaking the lamp with his baseball.
Emaciated adjective; sickly thin, guant; abbey was anorexic and seemed extremely emaciated.
Laconic adjective; terse, brief, short and to the point; Jack is a very laconic person since he always responds with “whatever”
Meander verb (i.); to roam, to wander; I meandered through the halls when I couldn’t find my classroom
Arduous adjective; hard, difficult; Precalc might be arduous if you don’t understand it.
Irascible adjective; irritable, short-tempered; Lexi is irascible and got mad over the smallest things
Raze verb (t.); destroy, demolish; the wrecking ball razed the old building to allow an orphanage to be built.
Fallacious adjective; untrue, misleading; she was told she was being taken to Prom but the boy was fallicious.
Garrulous adjective; talkative, chatty; he became more garrulous after drinking a couple beers
Noxious adjective; harmful, poisonous, deadly; mixing bleach and ammonia can cause noxious fumes that can seriously harm you
Vacillation noun; indecisiveness, a wavering; the president was soundly criticized for his vacillation before responding to the crisis.
Harrowing adjective; upsetting, traumatic, disturbing, stressful; there are harrowing stories of a time called Black December where many sharks attacked humans and many were killed.
Received a traitor’s title as a reward for valor Macbeth
Will be father of kings Banquo
Aided the Norwegians Thane of Cawdor
Received a letter Lady Macbeth
Honored Macbeth for his victory King Duncan
Planned Duncan’s murder Lady Macbeth
only motive was ambition Macbeth
told Macbeth events to come Witches
played game about hell’s gate Porter
told Macbeth something that already happened Witches
Fled to England Malcolm
Smeared Duncan’s blood on others Lady Macbeth
Killed by Macbeth Guards
Refused to watch Macbeth be crowned Macduff
Saw a ghostly dagger Macbeth
Accused of hiring Duncan’s killers Malcolm and Donalbain
killed by murders Banquo
escaped Fleance
saw a ghost Macbeth
ghost Banquo
abandoned by Macduff Lady Macduff
murdered, along with son Lady Macduff
pretended to be worse than Macbeth Malcolm
“Beware Macduff” Apparition
informed Macduff about his family Ross
moved Birnam Wood
“Not of woman born” Macduff
suicidal Lady Macbeth
killed Macbeth Macduff
New King of Scotland Malcolm
“Go get some water, and wash this filthy witness from your hand. A little water clears us of this deed” Lady Macbeth
“Hear it not Duncan; for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell” Macbeth
“My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white.” Lady Macbeth
“Macbeth shall never vanquished be till Birnam Wood to Dunsinane do come against him” Apparition
“By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes” Witch
“The very firstlings of my heart shall be the firstlings of my hand” Macbeth
“Out damned spot!” Lady Macbeth
“…Macduff was from his mother’s womb untimely ripped” Macduff
“Turn, hell hound, turn” Macduff
“Is this the dagger I see before me, the handle toward my hand” Macbeth
“Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble” Witches
“[Life] is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing” Macbeth
King Duncan made his son Donalbain the heir to the throne False
Loyalty and ambition led to the defeat of Macduff False
Macbeth’s ambition was fostered by his wife, Lady Macbeth True
Banquo like the idea of Macbeth becoming king False
Lady Macbeth plotted to kill Duncan True
Macbeth killed Banquo and his son Fleance True
The murder of Macduff’s wife and children was sanctioned by Macbeth True
Macbeth was devastated by the murder of Duncan and the total guilt rested on him False
The action of this play takes place in teh 11th century True
The supernatural is not a recurring theme in Macbeth False
Macduff was a very lustful person False
Malcolm is a greddy and lustful person False
The apparition of the bloody child says that no one born of woman shall harm Macbeth True
One of the witches is angry at a sailor’s wife because she wouldn’t share her chestnuts True
Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking scene is witnessed by her lady-in-waiting and her doctor True
1 Macbeth and Banquo are told prophecies by witches
2 Lady Macbeth calls on the spirits
3 A dagger vision appears before Macbeth
4 Macbeth kills Duncan
5 Lady Macbeth faints
6 Macbeth has Banquo murdered
7 Macbeth is given four apparitions by the witches
8 Lady Macduff and her son are killed
9 Macduff speaks to Malcolm in England
10 Macduff kills Macbeth
Macbeth: this supernatural soliciting cannot be ill, cannot be good Seems conflicted about what course to take and how to interpret events
Duncan: There’s no art / To find the mind’s construction in the face / He was a gentleman on whom I built / An absolute trust Seems gentle, almost naive in the perception of other’s motives and ambitions
Banquo (to the witches): Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear / Your favors nor your hate Seems to be brave and honest without guile or excessive ambition
Lady Macbeth: You shall put this night’s great business into my dispatch; / Which shall to all our nights and days to come / Give solely soverign sway and masterdom. Seems ruthlessly ambitious
Malcolm: This is the sergeant / Who like a good soldier fought / ‘Gainst my captivity. Hail, brave friend! Seems to be loyal and generous in his praise of officers in his command.

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