Romeo and Juliet; Vocab Act 3, scenes 4 & 5, Notetaking/ Notemaking Act 3, scenes 4 & 5

mewed up (12) Tonight she is mewed up to her heaviness. Shut up with, verb. The dog was mewed up with his rawhide bone.
heaviness (12) Tonight she is mewed up to her heaviness. Sadness, noun. His heaviness threatened to overwhelm him.
fickle (61) That is renowned for faith? Be fickle, fortune. Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments, adjective. The fickle teacher changed the math homework several times before deciding on the heaviest workload.
venge (91) Would none but I might venge my cousin’s death! To have revenge upon something, or for something, verb. She wished to venge her older brother for laughing at her.
vexed (100) Is my poor heart for a kinsman vexed. I don’t quite know, I assume dead, or beaten, adjective.
wreak (106) To wreak the love I bore my cousin. 1) avenge 2) bestow. Verb. 1) She wished to wreak havoc upon her former friend. 2) She wished to wreak love upon her newly received puppy.
prudence (179) Good Prudence, smatter with your gossips, go. Careful management; economy. Noun. Her prudence served her well later in life.
forsworn (207) Trust to ‘t, bethink you. I’ll not be forsworn. Marked by lying under oath. Adjective. She refused to be forsworn during the trial.
stealth (228) Or, if he do, it needs must be by stealth. The act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way, noun. She moved quickly, with all stealth, to sneak out of her house.
beshrew (234) Beshrew my very heart. To invoke evil upon; curse, verb. He wished to beshrew the team who beat his in socccer.
excels (236) For it excels your first. To do or be better than; surpass, verb. The new cell phone far excels the other.
absolved (246) To make confession and to be absolved. To pronounce clear of guilt or blame, verb. She was absolved of the murder after the brilliant arguments of her attorney.
Lord Capulet believes Juliet will obey him. I think she will be ruled in all respects by me. Nay, more, I doubt it not.
Lord Capulet agrees to Paris’ request for Juliet’s hand in marriage. O’ Thursday, tell her, she shall be married to this noble earl.
Romeo believes that daylight brings him misfortune. More light and light, more dark and dark our woes!
Juliet envisions seeing Romeo dead. Methinks I see thee now, thou art so low as one dead in the bottom of a tomb.
Juliet deceived her mother. Ay, madam, from the reach of these my hands. Would none but I might venge my cousin’s death!
Juliet refuses to marry Paris. He shall not make me there a joyful bride.
Lord Capulet is very angry with Juliet for refusing to marry Paris. Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch!
Lord Capulet threatens Juliet if she doesn’t marry Paris. An you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets.
The nurse thinks Juliet should marry Paris. I think it best you married with the county.
Juliet will no longer confide in the nurse. Thou and my bosom henceforth shall be twain.
Juliet threatens suicide. If all else fail, myself have power to die.

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