Romeo and Juliet Vocab

Quarrel An angry dispute
Portentous Of momentous or ominous significance
Forswear Formally rejected or disavow a formally held belief, usually under pressure
Scant Barely sufficient in amount or quantity; limited
Scorn Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
Chide To express disapproval of; to scold
Knave An unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person
Commend To present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
Jaunt A journey taken for pleasure
Mar To damage or spoil; to make imperfect
Haste A condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Garish Tastelessly showy
Lamentation The passionate activity of expressing grief
Fickle Liable to sudden unpredictable change
Beseech To ask for or beg eagerly

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