Macbeth vocab act 3 scenes 1-5

Prophets N- people who are said to receive messages from god to be taught to othersSentence: The prophet delivered the message from God.
Fruitless Adj – not producing the desired results, unsuccessful, unproductive of successSentence: Bob thought that asking a vocabulary question on answers.com would be fruitless, but he was pleasantly surprised to receive a reply.
Barren Noun – an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivationSentence: No corn would grow on the barren field, and the Iroquois suffered a brief famine.
Sceptor N, an ornamental rod carried by a king or queen to symbolize power.Sentence: The king waved his scepter and dismissed his subjects.
Gracious Adj, exhibiting courtesy and politenessSentence: I am gracious to have such amazing parents who care about me so much.
rank N. the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army), the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)Sentence: He rose from the ranks to become a colonel.
Reckless Adj, characterized by careless unconcerned, marked by unthinking boldnessSentence: He got into a lot of trouble for being so reckless.
Deed Adj, a notable achievementSentence: I did a good deed by holding the door for the old lady.
Hemmed V, to fold back and sew down the edge of (cloth, a garment, etc.); form an edge or border on or around.Sentence: Its elasticated hem ensures its close fitting
Gash N, a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrumentSentence: There was a Gash in his head after smashing into the wall.
Venom N,toxin secreted by animals.Sentence: I make sure to stay away from animals who have venom.
Banquet N, a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyedSentence: We held a banquet for the graduating seniors.
Coronation N, the act of crowningSentence: We are looking forward to attending the coronation of the queen.
Tyrant N, a sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly.Sentence: The king was a cruel tyrant who did whatever he wanted to anyone and never got punished

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