Macbeth Act 2, Scene 4 Vocabulary

Plight n. A dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation; predicament, quandary, extremity, bind
Disdain n. The feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one’s consideration or respect; contempt; contempt, scorn, derision, disrespect v. Consider to be unworthy of one’s consideration; scorn, deride
Valor n. Great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle; bravery, courage, pluck, nerve, daring
Rapt adj. completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing; fascinated, enthrilled, spellbound, captivated
Surmise v. Suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it; guess, conjecture, suspect, deducen. A supposition that something may be true, even though there is no evidence to confirm it
Trifle n. A thing of little value or importance; triviality, inessentialv. Treat (someone or something) without seriousness or respect
Wanton adj. (of a cruel or violent action) Deliberate and unprovoked; deliberate, willful, malicious, spiteful, wicked, crueln. A sexually immodest or promiscuous womanv. Play, frolic; behave in a sexually immodest or promiscuous way.
Missive n. A letter, especially a long or official one; message, communication, letter, note
Compunction
Sovereign
Husbandry
Wrought
Augment
Sentinel
Equivocate
Carouse
Temperate
Frailty
Pretense
Consort

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