Romeo and Juliet Act II Vocab

Procure V. Get; obtainEx: The man procured food by fishingEx: “By one that I’ll procure to come to thee,…”
Predominant Adj. having dominating influence over othersEx: The predominant upper class could tell the peasants what to doEx: “And where the worker is predominant, full soon the canker death eats up that plant.”
Intercession N. Act of pleading on another’s behalfEx: The other child’s intercession helped Bobby get out of troubleEx: “My intercession likewise steads my foe.”
Sallow Adj. of a sickly, pale-yellowish hueEx: The sickly old man’s face looked sallow in his hospital bedEx: “What a deal of brine hath washed thy sallow cheeks for Rosaline!”
Lamentable Adj. distressing; sadEx: The lack of care he has for his dog is lamentableEx: “Why, is not this a lamentable thing, grandsir, that we should be thus afflicted with these strange flies,…”
Unwieldy Adj. awkward; clumsyEx: The long axe was unwieldy compared to the hatchetEx: “But folks, many feign as they were dead- unwieldy, slow, heavy, and pale as lead.”

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