MacBeth Vocabulary #4 – WHS Mr. Nigro / Mrs. Denchfield

posterity all future generations of people
quell to subdue or silence
purveyor a person who sells or deals in particular goods
potent having great power, influence, or effect
petty of little importance; trivial
rend to tear into two or more pieces
rue bitterly regret
prattle foolish or inconsequential talk
quench to satisfy (a desire)
scrupulous diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details
reconcile restore friendly relations between
profundity deep insight; great depth of knowledge or thought
pernicious having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way
resolute admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering
plight a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation
sanctify set apart as or declare holy; consecrate
rancor bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standing
prate talk foolishly or tediously about something
prologue a separate introductory section of a literary or musical work
requite to make appropriate return for (a favor, service, or wrongdoing)

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