Figurative Language Romeo and Juliet

Augment Adding to; enlarge Ex: “With tears augmenting the fresh morning’s dew.” (I,i,125)S: boost
Adversary Enemy;opponient Here were the servants of your adversary. (I,i,99)S: antagonist
Deformities Irregularities; disfigurementsS: aberration
Discreet Showing good judgement; perceptiveS:attentive
Disparagement Criticism;censureS:
Nuptial Wedding;marriageS:
Obscured Hid; darkenedS:
Pernicious Harmful;destructiveS:
Portentous Ominous;threatiningS:
Posterity Future generationsS:
Prodigious Terrible; extraordinary S:
profane dishonor;make pureEx: “If I profane with my unworthiest hand,” (I,v,96)S: abusive
propagate reproduce; increaseEx: “Which thou wilt propagate to have it prest.” (I,i,184)S: Grow
purged get rid of; expelledEx: “Being purg’d, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes.” (I,i, 188)S: coup
chided criticized;scoldedEx: “Thou chid’st me oft for loving Rosaline.” (II,iii,82)S: Rebuke
confounds confused;obscuresEx: ” and in the taste confounds the appetite.” (II,vi, 13)S: amaze
conjure call up; summonEx: “Nay! I’ll conjure too.” (II,i,8)S: Crave
discourses talks;speaksEx: “Her eye discourses, I will answer it.-” (II,ii, 13)S: Communication
driveling chattering;jabberingEx: ” thou art, by art as well as by nature,for this driveling.” (II,iv,79)S: babble
exposition display; demonstration Ex: “A most courteous exposition.” (II,iv,52)S: account
idolatry worship;adorationEx: “Which is the god of my idolatry.” (II,i,119)S: idolism
impute blame;attributeEx: “And not impute this yielding to light love.” (II,ii, 109)S: ascribe
intercession asking a favor of; interventionEx: “My intercession likewise steads my foe.” (II,iii,55)S: appeal
lamentable unfortunate;regrettableEx: “S: deplorable
perjuries lies; searing to what is untrueEx: “Thou mayst prove false. At lovers’ perjuries, they say, Jove laughs. (II,ii,96-97)S: untruthfulness
rancor hatred; hostilityEx: “To turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” (II,iii,95)S: malice
repose calm; peacefulnessEx: “As sweet repose and rest.” (II,ii,129)S: peace
sallow sickly;paleEx: “Hath wash’d thy sallow cheeks for Rosaline!” (II,iii,71)S: dull

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