Macbeth Act 2 Vocabulary

Entreat Part of Speech: VerbDefinition: Ask for or request earnestlyOriginal Framing Sentence: To make his project the best that he could, the student entreated his teacher for help.
Palpable Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Capable of being perceived by the senses or the mindOriginal Framing Sentence: The rookie running back’s nervousness was palpable to all of the defenders, and they could not wait to exploit it.
Surfeited Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Fed beyond capacity or desireOriginal Framing Sentence: The students were surfeited with speech after speech as the elections went on for almost twelve hours.
Infirm Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Weak and feebleOriginal Framing Sentence: The infirm man could barely walk to the bathroom do to his old age.
Carousing Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Used of riotously drunken merrymakingOriginal Framing Sentence: The carousing men did several things that night that because of their excessive drinking, they may never remember.
Disheartens Part of Speech: VerbDefinition: To depress the hope, courage, or spirits of; discourageOriginal Framing Sentence: A winless season disheartens any team’s desire to play another season.
Sacrilegious Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacredOriginal Framing Sentence: The sacrilegious man desecrated the temple disregarding its values to anyone else.
Amiss Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Imperfect or faultyOriginal Framing Sentence: When I tasted the cookies and the excessive salt, I knew that something in the recipe was amiss.
Unmannerly Part of Speech: AdjectiveDefinition: Socially incorrect in behaviorOriginal Framing Sentence: The student’s unmannerly acts got him sent to the principal’s office and reprimanded.
Pretense Part of Speech: NounDefinition: The act of giving a false appearanceOriginal Framing Sentence: The confidence man’s pretense of being trust-able helps him deceive many people.

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