Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Vocabulary

Quarrel: Part of Speech Noun
Quarrel: Definition An angry argument or disagreement, typically between people who are usually on good terms.
Quarrel: Sentence My sister made a bad decision of picking a quarrel with me.
Canker: Part of Speech Verb
Canker: Definition Infect with a pervasive and corrupting bitterness.
Canker: Sentence Reading about a war in the news sometimes cankers my hope for peace.
Portent: Part of Speech Noun
Portent: Definition A sign or warning that something, especially something momentous or calamitous is likely to happen.
Portent: Sentence The tornado was portent as the lightning strikes and the wind blew our way.
Forswear: Part of Speech Verb
Forswear: Definition Agree to give up or do without (something).
Forswear: Sentence The doctor said he would never forswear trying to save a patient’s life.
Scant: Part of Speech Adjective
Scant: Definition Barely sufficient or adequate.
Scant: Sentence The presenter received very scant attention.
Warrant: Part of Speech Verb
Warrant: Definition Officially affirm or guarantee.
Warrant: Sentence My father warrants that I can’t use my phone until I finish my homework.
Parlous: Part of Speech Adjective
Parlous: Definition Full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.
Parlous: Sentence The animal was parlous as it charged towards me.
Volume: Part of Speech Noun
Volume: Definition A scroll of parchment or papyrus containing written matter.
Volume: Sentence The volume contained historical information.
Scorn: Part of Speech Verb
Scorn: Definition Feel or express contempt or derision for.
Scorn: Sentence I scorned at my mom for taking away my phone.
Solemnity: Part of Speech Noun
Solemnity: Definition The state or quality of being serious and dignified.
Solemnity: Sentence The soldiers were greeted with solemnity at the cemetery.

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