Macbeth Vocab

plight Definition: a condition, state, or situation, especially an unfavorable or unfortunate onePart of Speech: nounAntonym: benefit, good fortune
sooth Definition: truth, reality, or factPart of Speech: nounAntonym: lie, deception
flout Definition: to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mockPart of Speech: verbAntonym: commend, flatter
disbursed Definition: to pay out (money); to distribute or scatterPart of Speech: verbAntonym: hold, keep, collect
rapt Definition: deeply engrossed or absorbedPart of Speech: adjectiveAntonym: repulsed, disenchanted
wayward Definition: turned or turning away from what is right or proper; willfulPart of Speech: adjectiveAntonym: dependable
enkindle Definition: to set on fire, kindle; to excite to activity or ardour, arousePart of Speech: verbAntonym: extinguish, put out
golgatha Definition: the site outside of the Jerusalem walls where Christ was crucified. Part of Speech: nounAntonym: No antonym
surmise Definition: a conjecture or opinion; an idea or thought of something as being possible or likelyPart of Speech: nounAntonym: certainty, knowledge
thane Definition: a Scottish term referring to a person holding lands of the king; the chief of a clanPart of Speech: nounAntonym: no antonym
liege Definition: A feudal lord entitled to allegiance and servicePart of speech: Noun No antonym
wanton Definition: Untruly or ungovernablePart of speech: adjectiveAntonym: Careful and considerate
kinsman Definition: blood relative; mostly malePart of speech: adverbNo antonym
metaphysical Definition: highly abstract or supernaturalPart of speech: adjectiveAntonym: factual
beguile Definition: Taken away by cheating or deceiving Part of speech: verbAntonym: honesty
martlet Definition: A bird like a swallow without feet, borne (typically with the wings closed) as a charge or a mark of cadency for a fourth son.Part of Speech: Noun
purveyor Definition: A person or group that spreads or promotes an idea, view, etc.Part of Speech: Noun
coign Definition: A projecting corner or angle of a wall or building.Part of Speech: noun
trammel Definition: Deprive of freedom of action:Part of Speech: VerbAntonym: Release
spongy Definition: Like a sponge, especially in being porous, compressible, or absorbent:Part of Speech: AdjectiveAntonym: Porous
wrought Def: Worked Part of Speech: Adjective Antonym: No antonym
gout Def: A disease, caused inflammation of the JointsPart of Speech: NounAntonym: No antonym
hark Def: To listenPart of Speech: VerbAntonym: ignore
knell Def: A slow church bell that marks the announcement of someone’s funeral.Part of Speech: NounAntonym: No antonym
prate Def: To talk excessively, babble, chatter Part of Speech: VerbAntonym: (to be) quiet
repose Definition: state of being at rest, calm Part of speech: nounAntonym: disturbance
cleave Definition: to remain faithful, attachedPart of Speech: verbAntonym: disobey, ignore
sentinel Definition: a person or thing that watches or stands as if watchingPart of Speech: nounAntonym: attacker, enemy
brainsickly Definition: mentally disordered; insane, crazy, madPart of Speech: Adverb Antonym: balanced
gild Definition: to coat with gold, gold substancePart of Speech: verbAntonym: decrease, reveal
equivocate VerbTo use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to misleadNo antonym
lechery NounUnrestrained or excessive indulgence of sexual desireNo antonym
sacrilegious/sacrilege Adjective/NounPertaining to or involving sacrilege/The violation or profanation of anything sacredClean, decent/Respect, reverence
malice NounDesire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of hostile impulse or out of deep-seated meannessFriendliness, morality
lament Verb (used with object)to feel or express sorrow or regret for 2. Verb (used without object)to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow, or regretBe happy, celebrate
entomb verb (used with object)1.to place in a tomb; bury; inter.2.to serve as a tomb for
warrant noun1.authorization, sanction, or justification.2.something that serves to give reliable or formal assurance of something; guarantee, pledge, or security.Synonyms: warranty, surety
frailties noun, plural frailties for 3.1.the quality or state of being frail.2.moral weakness; liability to yield to temptation.3.a fault resulting from moral weakness.
scruples noun1.a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions.
auger noun1.Carpentry.a bit, as for a brace.a boring tool, similar to but larger than a gimlet, consisting of a bit rotated by a transverse handle.
countenance noun1.appearance, especially the look or expression of the face:2.the face; visage.3.calm facial expression; composure.4.approval or favor; encouragement; moral support.
carousing verb (used without object), caroused,carousing.1.to engage in a drunken revel:2.to drink deeply and frequently.
contradict verb (used with object)Agree1.to assert the contrary or opposite of; deny directly and categorically.2.to speak contrary to the assertions of oneself:3.(of an action or event) to imply a denial of:4.Obsolete. to speak or declare against; oppose.
indissoluble AdjectiveNot dissoluble; incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed. Firm or stable. Perpetually binding or obligatory.Antonym: Dissoluble
dauntless AdjectiveFearlessAntonym: Cowardly
unlineal AdjectiveNonlinear; not straight or straightforward.Antonym: Lineal
rebuke Verbexpress sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.Antonym: Praise
gospel NounThe teaching or revelation of Christ.Antonym: Atheistic Texts
verity Nounsomething that is true, as a principle, belief, idea, or statementAntonym: falseness
bestow Verbto present as a gift; give; confer (usually followed by on or upon)Antonym: deprive
assail Verbto attack vigorously or violently; assault.Antonym: help, surrender
sundry Adjectivevarious or diverse Antonym: Same, similar
buffet Nouna blow, as with the hand or fist; a violent shock or concussionAntonym: praise
mirth Definition: amusement or laughterPart of speech: nounAntonym: gloom
nonpareil Definition: a person or thing having no equalPart of speech: nounAntonym: ordinary
saucy Definition: impudent, presumptuousPart of speech: adjectiveAntonym: polite
grac├ęd Definition: fortunatePart of speech: adjectiveAntonym: unfortunate
gory Definition: covered in blood, involving much bloodshed and violencePart of speech: adjectiveAntonym: clean
grandam Definition: grandmotherPart of speech: nounAntonym: n.a.
weal Definition: well-being, prosperityPart of speech: nounAntonym: hardship
hyrcan Definition: PersianPart of speech: adjectiveAntonym: n.a.
augures Definition: divinations, reading of omens by prophetsPart of speech: nounAntonym: n.a.
choughs Definition: Scottish birds, i.e. ravens, crowsPart of speech: nounAntonym: n.a.
pious having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations. (adjective)antonyms: irreligious
blaspheme to speak irreverently of God or sacred things; utter impieties. (verb)antonyms: respect, religious
gibbet a gallows with a projecting arm at the top, from which the bodies of criminals were formerly hung in chains and left suspended after execution. (noun)antonyms: n/a
mettle a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way. (noun)antonyms: weakness, cowardliness
bodement a prophecy or prediction. (noun)synonyms: indication, premonitionantonyms: n/a
pernicious causing insidious harm or ruin. (adjective)synonyms: harmful, malicious, ruinous, hurtfulantonyms: beneficial
enow enough. (adverb)antonyms: n/a
prattler one who talks in a foolish or simple-minded way. (noun)antonyms: secretive, quiet
malevolence wishing evil or harm to another or others. (noun)antonyms: kindness, love
yesty foaming. (adjective)antonyms: flat, calm
dolor Definition: suffering, sorrow, painPart of Speech: nounAntonym: comfort, happiness
voluptuous Definition: relating to luxury or sensual pleasurePart of Speech: adjectiveAntonym: ascetic (practicing severe self-discipline)
foisons Definition: plenty, abundancePart of Speech: nounAntonym: little, lack
stanchless Definition: unquenchable, unstoppablePart of Speech: adjectiveAntonym: stoppable; stanch
benediction Definition: blessing, divine gracePart of Speech: nounAntonym: curse
unrough Definition: unbearded; clean shavenPart of Speech: adjectiveAntonym: bearded
guise Definition: an appearance that usually hides the true nature of something; a disguisePart of Speech: nounAntonym: character; personality
upbraid Definition: to speak to someone in an angry way Part of Speech: verbAntonym: scold
cistern Definition: large container that stores liquids, especially waterPart of Speech: nounAntonym: n/a
abjure Definition: renounce, recant, repudiatePart of Speech: verbAntonym: agree, allow

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