Romeo and Juliet Brakel Vocab Act 1

Cankered rusted, corroded, tarnished; can also mean diseased like a canker
Chaos (n.) great confusion, disorderSynonym: disorder, confusion, mayhemAntonym: order
Chastity abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)Synonym: abstinence, celllibacyAntonym:vulgarity
Corns a horny induration or callosity of the epidermis, usually with a central core, formed especially on the toes or feet and caused by undue pressure or friction.
Ere poetic term for before
Esteem respect and admiration, typically for a personSynonyms: Honor, appreciationAntonyms: Disrespect
Fray a fight, battle, or skirmish. Synonyms: altercation, combat, war, clash, encounter, set-to.
Learned having much knowledge acquired by study.Synonyms: Scholarly, KnowledgableAntonyms; Stupid
Maidenhead (noun) a woman’s virginity
Measure Examine, appraiseCan also be a slow stately dance
Misgivings feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.Synonyms: doubt
Naught Nothing, a quantity of no importance
Nimble quick and light in movement or action; agile.Synonyms: Spry, livelyAntonyms:Slow, awkward
Nuptial of or relating to a weddingSynonyms: Marriage, weddingAntonyms: Divorce
Pernicious having a harmful effect, esp. in a gradual or subtle waySynonyms: Harmful, DetrimentalAntonyms: Helpful, Beneficial
Poised having a composed and self-assured manner., Balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action
Portentious giving a sign or warning that something usually bad or unpleasant is going to happenSynonym: Ominous
Rank Strong and offensive in odor or flavor or growing profusely or with excessive vigor
Strife (n.) bitter disagreement; fighting, struggleSynonym: Conflict, DiscordAntonym: Peace, Agreement
Teat the nipple of the mammary gland,a nipple of the mammary gland of a female mammal, from which the milk is sucked by the young.
Thither to or toward that place
Thou Means: You When “you” is the subject of the sentence.
Thee You When “you” is the object of the sentence.
Assail make a concerted or violent attack onSynonyms: Assault, HarassAntonym: Pride, Compliment
Augment make (something) greater by adding to it; increaseSynonym: Supplement, EnlargeAntonym: Shrink, Shrivel
Counsel give advice to someoneSynonym: Suggest, Recomend, Advise
Disparage to describe (someone or something) as unimportant, weak, bad, etc.Synonym: Bad-mouth, BelittleAntonym: Applaud, Glorify
Forswear agree to give up or do without Synonym: abandon, renounce, reject, give up,Anonym: Adhere
Hoodwink (v) to mislead by a trick, Synonym: Deceive, trick
Loathe feel intense dislike or disgust forSynonyms: Hate, DetestAntonym: love, like
Profane treat (something sacred) with irreverence or disrespectSynonyms: Demean, DemoralizeAntonyms: Uplift
Purge rid (someone) of an unwanted feeling, memory, or condition, typically giving a sense of cathartic releaseSynonym: Cleanse, PurifyAntonym: Dirtying
Quench To put and end toor Satisfy ones thirst
Revel enjoy oneself in a lively and noisy way, esp. with drinking and dancingSynonym: Celebrate, Have a party
Tithe to pay or give a tenth part of especially for the support of the church
Toil work extremely hard or incessantlySynonym: Labor, Strive
Trudge walk slowly and with heavy steps, typically because of exhaustion or harsh conditions.Synonym: stumble
Vex (v.) to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffleAntonym: Please, Appease
Warrant justify or necessitate (a certain course of action)Synonym: vindicate, validate
Wean To accustom a small child to take food otherwise than by nursing; to detach from a cause of dependence or preoccupation, To cause to stop depending on a mother’s milk for nourishment.
Transgression an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offense.Synonym: Sin, wrongdoing
Visage a person’s face, Face; facial expression
Whence from which / what place, from where; from what source
Whither To what place, result, or conditionto what result, for what purpose
Swag Something that gabriel does not have

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