Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary

Give the definition and part of speech of kinsmen. noun; male relatives
Give a sentence for kinsmen. The fact that my father’s kinsmen are very tall explains why I am quite tall for my age.
Give the definition and part of speech of anguish. noun; severe pain, mental suffering or unhappiness
Give a sentence for anguish. Romeo’s anguish is caused by the fact that he is in love with a woman who does not love him back.
Give the definition and part of speech of propagate. verb; to spread an idea, a belief, or a piece of information among many people
Give a sentence for propagate. The company propagates a false image of the product in its advertisements.
Give the definition and part of speech of transgression. noun; an act that goes beyond the limits of what is morally or legally acceptable
Give a sentence for transgression. They were put in jail for their many transgressions against the law.
Give the definition and part of speech of assail. verb; to attack somebody or something, either physically or with words
Give a sentence for assail. The girl was so mad at the boy that she assailed him by punching him.
Give the definition and part of speech of exquisite. adjective; extremely beautiful or carefully made
Give a sentence for exquisite. The exquisite dress was handmade by the skilled seamstress.
Give the definition and part of speech of languish. verb; to be forced to stay somewhere or suffer something unpleasant for a long time
Give a sentence for languish. The gardeners languished in the extreme heat.
Give the definition and part of speech of beseech. verb; to ask somebody for for something in an anxious way because you want or need it very much
Give a sentence for beseech. The girl beseeched her mother to get her a phone because she wanted to be able to text her friends.
Give the definition and part of speech of nuptial. noun; a wedding
Give a sentence for nuptial. I was a flower girl at the nuptial of the young couple.
Give the definition and part of speech of trifling. adjective; small and not important
Give a sentence for trifling. The girl’s problems seemed trifling compared to the suffering of the rest of the world.
Give the definition and part of speech of commend. verb; to recommend somebody/something to somebody
Give a sentence for commend. The boss commended her best employee to many other employers.
Give the definition and part of speech of consort. verb; to play music with
Give a sentence for consort. The boy was thrilled when he had the opportunity to consort with the famous band.
Give the definition and part of speech of appertain. verb; relate to; concern
Give a sentence for appertain. The questions at the meeting appertained to the new product that the company was developing.
Give the definition and part of speech of martial. adjective; relating to war, fighting, or the armed forces
Give a sentence for martial. The young boy was obsessed with martial arts such as karate.
Give the definition and part of speech of eloquence. noun; the ability to use language and express your opinions well, especially when you are speaking in public
Give a sentence for eloquence. Everyone that heard the woman speak was amazed by her eloquence.
Give the definition and part of speech of enamored. adjective; liking something a lot; in love with somebody
Give a sentence for enamored. The happy boy was enamored of the music at the concert.
Give the definition and part of speech of perjury. noun; the crime of telling a lie in court
Give a sentence for perjury. After the trial, the witness was found guilty of perjury.
Give the definition and part of speech of sojourn. verb; to stay for a short time in a place away from your home
Give a sentence for sojourn. The man had to sojourn in London for a week because of the business conference that he had there.
Give the definition and part of speech of immoderate. adjective; extreme; not reasonable
Give a sentence for immoderate. Her immoderate consumption of sugar led her to develop diabetes.
Give the definition and part of speech of slander. noun; a false spoken statement intended to damage the good opinion people have of somebody; the legal offense of making this kind of statement
Give a sentence for slander. The rumor that the man had committed murder was a vicious slander on his good reputation.
Give the definition and part of speech of pensive. adjective; thinking deeply about something, especially because you are sad or worried.
Give a sentence for pensive. The troubled girl sat on her bed with a pensive expression on her face.
Give the definition and part of speech of arbitrate. verb; to officially settle an argument between two people or groups
Give a sentence for arbitrate. The teacher often arbitrated the silly fights between her students.
Give the definition and part of speech of peevish. adjective; easily annoyed by unimportant things; bad-tempered
Give a sentence for peevish. The peevish child was angry with everyone and had trouble making friends.
Give the definition and part of speech of distraught. adjective; extremely upset and anxious so that you cannot think clearly
Give a sentence for distraught. She was so distraught after the tragedy occurred that she could not speak or write for a couple of days.
Give the definition and part of speech of beguile. verb; to trick somebody into doing something, especially by being nice to them
Give a sentence for beguile. The girl was especially nice to her classmates in order to beguile them into doing her homework for her
Give the definition and part of speech of pestilent. adjective; causing annoyance; troublesome
Give a sentence for pestilent. The pestilent boy annoyed his classmates by making strange noises.

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