Twelfth Night Act 2 Vocabulary

malignant bad or harmful, producing death
distemper an angry and disagreeable mood
profound of the greatest intensity
perceive to become aware of through the senses
assurance freedom from doubt
moderate not extreme
thriftless useless or pointless
churlish rude
cunning marked by skill in deception
endure put up with something or somebody unpleasant
contempt scorn, extreme dislike or disdain
indignant angered at something unjust or wrong
exquisite of delicate composition and artistry
staid unemotional; serious
surfeit the state of being more than full
mockery act of making fun of someone or something
sway controlling influence
commend express approval of
abhor to hate
jest a joke

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