Macbeth vocab set 1-10

Plight [n]- a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation. 困境Synonym: trouble, Predicament Antonym: Advantage, solution
Minion [n]- a follower or underling of a powerful person, especially a servile or unimportant one. 奴才Synonym: backscratcher, backslapper Antonym: leader, master
Furbish [v]- give a fresh look to (something old or shabby) 磨光Synonym: renovate, brighten Antonym: destroy, damage
Lavish [adj]-sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious. 阔气 Synonym: bountiful, effusive Antonym: austere, barren
Lavish [v]- bestow something in generous or extravagant quantities upon. 滥用 Synonym: expand, fritter Antonym: hold, save
Mettle [n]-a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way. 气概Synonym: bravery, caliber Antonym: cowardice, timidity
Sieve [n]-a utensil consisting of a wire or plastic mesh held in a frame, used for straining solids from liquids, for separating coarser from finer particles, or for reducing soft solids to a pulp. 筛子 Synonym: colander, strainer
Tempest [n]- a violent windy storm. 暴风雨 Synonym: cyclone, hurricane Antonym: /
Rapt [adj]- 1. completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing. 全神贯注 2. having been carried away bodily or transported to heaven. Synonym: delighted, ecstatic Antonym: sorrowful, troubled
Herald [v]- be a sign that (something) is about to happen. Synonym: advertise, announce Antonym: conceal, deny
Herald [n]- 1. an official messenger bringing news 2. a person or thing viewed as a sign that something is about to happen.Synonym: adviser, signal Antonym: /
Surmise [v]- suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it. 推测 Synonym: deduce, hypothesize Antonym: abstain, disbelieve

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