The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet act 3 vocab

Eloquence P.S- nounDef- the quality of persuasive, inspirational speechBook- And she brings news; and every tongue that speaks but Romeo’s name speaks heavenly eloquence.Original- He spoke with such eloquence, he could’ve gotten away with more than what he did.
Adversity P.S- nounDef- hardshipBook- I’ll give thee armor to keep off that word; adversity’s sweet milk, philosophy, to comfort thee, though thou art banished.Original- The most beautiful women sprout from adversity.
Predicament P.S- nounDef- a difficult or tricky situationBook- Piteous predicament!Original- I had gotten myself in quite the predicament by lying to my mother and once she finds out…
Fickle P.S- adjectiveDef- given to frequent changes of thought or mood; unreliable; inconstant Book- All men call thee fickle.Original- My last math teacher was very fickle, one day we would have a test, the next day we would have a review; it always seemed backwards.
Devise P.S- verbDef- plan, invent, or imagineBook- I do protest, I never injured thee,But love thee better than thou canst devise,Till thou shalt know the reason of my love;And so, good Capulet,—which name I tender as dearly as my own, be satisfied.Original-As we began discussing the topic we devised a plan on how we would study for the next quiz.
Tender P.S- adjectiveDef- showing gentleness and concern or sympathyBook- I do protest, I never injured thee,But love thee better than thou canst devise,Till thou shalt know the reason of my love:And so, good Capulet,-which name I tenderAs dearly as my own, be satisfied.Original- She showed a great tenderness to the stray dog she had found a week ago in the alleyway near the apartments.
Grave P.S- adjectiveDef- solemn or sombre in appearanceBook- Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man. Original- The day after her grandmother’s funeral she had a gravce expression worn on her face.
Envious P.S- adjectiveDef- feeling or showing envyBook- Look, love, what envious streaks do lace the severing clouds in yonder east.Original- By look on her face you could tell she was envious of the grade her friend had made on the test.
Weal P.S- nounDef- happinessBook- Brief sounds determine my weal or woe.Original- Her weal was very much focused on her boyfriend.
Bower P.S- verbDef- shade or encloseBook- O nature, what hadst thou to do in hell when thou didst bower the spirit of a fiend in mortal paradise of such sweet flesh?Original- Her mood bowered the happy tone of the conversation.

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