Othello vocabulary ACT III

knave a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
dilations a transformation that preserves the shape of an object, but may change its size
ruminate think or ponder
scattering spreading widely or driving off
filches steals
mock the act of mocking or ridiculing
suggestibility susceptibility or responsiveness to suggestion
offensive the action of attacking an enemy
surmises guess
beseech ask for or request earnestly
erring capable of making an error
clime the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
disproportions lack of proportion
vehement marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
haggard showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
prey a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
luxurious rich and superior in quality
impudent improperly forward or bold
strive to exert much effort or energy
confirmations proof
shrill high-pitched and sharp
trump a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone
wretched characterized by physical misery
henre GOOD
tedious so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
imputation a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense)
wary marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
denoted to mark, indicate, serve as a symbol/name; to signify (verb)
fraught marked by distress

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