No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Act 1 Vocab

Profaners those who have irrelevance for what is sacred
Pernicious evil; wicked
Augmenting to make (something already developed) greater
Portentous foreboding (a sign or warning that something, especially something momentous or calamitous, is likely to happen)
Transgression a violation of command law or duty
Posterity future generations
Languish to become weak or fable
Heretics a person who holds controversial opinions
Esteem regard with respect
Obscured indistinctly heard; faint
Boisturous rough and stormy; violent
Alderman a member of the municipal legislative body
Benefice a church office endowed with fixed capital assets
Purged to free from impurities
Loathed to dislike (someone or something) greatly

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