Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scenes 1-5 Vocab

Disparagement Definition: to describe (someone or something) as unimportant, weak, bad, etc.POS: transitive verbSynonym: bad-mouth; depreciate
Enmity Defintion: a very deep unfriendly feelingPOS: nounSynonym: antagonism; hostility
Heretics Definition: someone who believes or teaches something that goes against accepted or official beliefsPOS: nounSynonym: nonconformist
Prodigious Defintion: amazing or wonderful : very impressivePOS: adjective Synonym: astounding
Loathe Definition: to hate (someone or something) very muchPOS: verbSynonym: detest
Chide Defintion: to express mild disapproval of (someone) : to scold (someone) gentlyPOS: verbSynonym: reprimand
Feign Definition: to pretend to feel or be affected by (something)POS: verbSynonym: fake
Lament Definition: to express sorrow, regret, or unhappiness about somethingPOS: verbSynonym: grieve (for)
Abhor Defintion: to dislike (someone or something) very muchPOS: verbSynonym: loathe; detest
Thwart Defintion: to prevent (someone) from doing something or to stop (something) from happeningPOS: transitve verbSynonym: derail
Inauspicious Defintion: not showing or suggesting that future success is likelyPOS: adjectiveSynonym: foreboding
Peruse Definition: to examine or read (something) in a very careful wayPOS: verbSynonym: read
Haughty Definition: having or showing the insulting attitude of people who think that they are better, smarter, or more important than other peoplePOS: adjectiveSynonym: arrogant
Fickle definition: changing opinions oftenPOS: adjective Synonym: changeable
Pensive Definition: quietly sad or thoughtfulPOS: adjectiveSynonym: contemplative
Prudent Definition: having or showing careful good judgmentPOS: adjective Synonym: intelligent
Beguiled Definition: to attract or interest someonePOS: verbSynonym: charm
Rancor Definition: an angry feeling of hatred or dislike for someone who has treated you unfairlyPOS: nounSynonym: bitterness; grudge
Sallow Definiton: slightly yellow in a way that does not look healthyPOS: adjectiveSynonym: pale
Choler Definition: ready disposition to irritationPOS: nounSynonym: anger
Transgression Definition: infringement or violation of a law, command, or dutyPOS: nounSynonym: crime
Oppression Definition: unjust or cruel exercise of authority or powerPOS: nounSynonym: depression
Augment Definition: to increase the size or amount of (something)POS: verbSynonym: increase
Pernicious Definition: causing great harm or damage often in a way that is not easily seen or noticedPOS: adjectiveSynonym: damaging
Reconcile Defintion: to cause people or groups to become friendly again after an argument or disagreementPOS: verbSynonym: accomodate

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