Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary Definitions

fortnight 14 days (two weeks)
extremity the furthest point or limit of something
tetchy bad-tempered and irritable
importuned to ask someone pressingly and persistently for or to do something
prodigious remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree
pernicious having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way
fray a fight or disagreement
vexed to be annoyed or bothered
prorogued to discontinue without resolve
enmity the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something
feign pretend to be affected by a feeling, state, or injury
beshrew invoke evil upon; curse; blame for a misfortune
apace swiftly; quickly
beguiled charmed or enchanted
chide scold or rebuke
fickle changing frequently, especially as regards one’s loyalties, interests, or affection
corse a corpse
loathed to feel intense dislike or disgust for
fiend an evil spirit or demon
vial a small container, typically cylindrical and made of glass, used especially for holding liquid medicines
provision supply with food, drink, or equipment, especially for a journey
lamentable full of or expressing sorrow or grief
pestilent causing annoyance; troublesome
cordial warm and friendly
aloof not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
detestable deserving intense dislike
ambiguity uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language

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