Romeo and Juliet Act 4 & 5 Vocabulary Words

Haste noun; great speed
Charnel noun; a respository for dead bodies
Peevish adjective; showing annoyance, irritation, or a bad mood.
Rosemary noun; an evergreen shrub, symbol of remembrance
Amend verb; to change or revise for the better.
Pensive dreamily or wistfully thoughtful; expressing or revealing thoughtfulness, usually marked by some sadness.
Mandrake a narcotic, short stemmed plant. resembles a human
Reek noun; a strong, unpleasant smell.verb; to exude a powerful smell
Attire noun; clothes or apparelverb; dressed in, wearing
Ordained verb; to invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions, confer holy orders upon, to enact or establish by law, edict
Minstrel noun; medievel poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument.
Minister noun; a person authorized to conduct religious worship.
Supple adjective; bending readily without breaking or becoming deformed, flexible
Dirge a funeral song or tune
Redress noun and verb; the setting of what is wrong, relief from wrong or injury
Behoove verb; to be worthwhile to, as for persinal profit or advantage.
Execution noun; the infliction of capital punishment or formerly, of any legal punishment.
Abate verb; to reduce in amount, degree, intensity
Aqua Vitae alcohol. spirituous liquor, as brandy or whiskey
Sullen adjective; showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy or reserve.
Tarry verb; to remain or stay, as in place
Cunning noun; skill employed in a shrewd or sly manner, as in deceiving, craftiness, guile.
Post horse noun; a horse kept, as at a station on a post road, for the use of persons riding post or for hire by travelers.
Aloof adverb; at a distance, especially in feeling or interest , apart
Restorative adjective; serving to restore, pertaining to restoration
Pilot noun; a person qualified to guide or steer in a situation.
Import to bring in or introduce from one use, connection, or relation into another.
Ducat noun; any of various gold coins formerly issued in various parts of europe.
Detest verb; to feel abhorrence of, hate
Impeach verb; to accuse before an appropriate tribunal of misconduct in office
Wrench verb; to twist suddenly and forcibly, pull, jerk, of force by a violent twist.
Apothecary noun; a druggist, pharmacist
Perforce adverb; of necessity. necessarily.
Cull verb; to choose, select, pick
Pestilence noun; a deadly or virulent epidemic disease. bubonic plague
Privy adjective; participating in the knowledge of something private or secret
Lament verb; to feel or express sorrow or regret for.
Ensign noun; a flag or banner, as a military or naval atandard used to indicate nationality.

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