Romeo and Juliet- Vocab

Pentecost Celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles
rapier A straight sword used often at the time of the Renaissance
wantons Elizabethan English term for free spirits
ambuscades We call them ambushes, or sword play maneuvers
joiner An old-fashioned word for a carpenter
Cupid He is often pictured carrying a bow and arrow
paraphrase To express a section of text in your own words
sonnet A poem with 14 lines, a regular meter, and a couplet at the end
meter The patterned rhythm we hear when we read poetry aloud
fray A very disorderly fight

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