Midsummer Night’s Dream

Nuptial Part of speech: Adjective Definition: relating to marriage or weddingsSentence: She had a nuptial fight with her husband when she found out that he was cheating on her and talked about a divorce. Original Sentence: “Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour” (1,1,1)
Dowager Part of speech: noun Definition: a widow with a title or property derived from her late husbandSentence: The dowager now owned every single penny her husband left her in his will. Original Sentence: “Like to a stepdame or a dowager” (1,1,5)
Pomp Part of speech: nounDefinition: ceremony and splendid display, especially at a public eventSentence: The king’s newborn daughter received a pomp shortly after she was born. Original Sentence: “The pale companion is not for our pomp” (1,1,16)
Entreat Part of speech: verb Definition: ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do somethingSentence: He entreated the queen to dinner when he thought that he could benefit from being the queen’s friend. Original Sentence: “I do entreat your Grace to pardon me” (1,1,60)
Vile Part of speech: adjective Definition: extremely unpleasant.Sentence: Her vile accusations toward the town were so horrible they didn’t believe a single thing she said. Original Sentence: “Things base and vile, holding no quantity” (1,1,238)
Beguiled Part of speech: verbDefinition: charm or enchant, sometimes in a deceptive way.Sentence: She beguiled him to sleep with the dutch to gain his trust and use his money. Original Sentence: “Because in choice he is so oft beguiled” (1,1,245)

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