Vocab for Romeo and Juliet

Propagate (23) Verb: breed specimens of (a plant, animal, etc.) by natural processes from the parent stockSentence: Try to propagate your plants to bloom brighter flowers.
Transgression (23) Noun: an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offenseSentence: Your transgressions against the town has deeply offended us and you are to be sent to jail.
Assail (25) Verb: make a concerted or violent attack onSentence: Tybalt tried to assail Romeo but got struck instead.
Exquisite (25) Adjective: extremely beautiful and, typically, delicateSentence: Everyone knew she was rich due to her exquisite jewelry.
Languish (29) Verb: (of a person or other living thing) lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feebleSentence: The old man seemed to languish even more every day.
Beseech (41) Verb: ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore; entreatSentence: He beseeched that the queen get the best room in the house.
Nuptials (53) Noun: a weddingSentence: The nuptial between Romeo and Juliet was very secretive since they were supposed enemies
Trifling (59) Adjective: unimportant or trivialSentence: His arrival was so trifling that no one cared to open the door for him.
Commend (101) Verb: praise formally or officiallySentence: The boy’s father commended him when he did well on the test.
Consort (117) Verb: habitually associate with (someone), typically with the disapproval of othersSentence: If Romeo had consorted himself with Tybalt since they were now cousins, he would have been mocked by his friends and family.
Appertain (119) Verb: relate to; concernSentence: Romeo tried to appertain his new relationship with Tybalt to try to stop the fighting.
Martial (127) Adjective: of or appropriate to war; warlikeSentence: She used martial arts on her assailant when he tried to kidnap her.
Eloquence (131) Noun: fluent or persuasive speaking or writingSentence: Her eloquence persuaded the kids to join her cause.
Enamored (139) Verb: be filled with a feeling of love forSentence: Romeo was enamored of Juliet when he first made eye contact with her.
Perjury (149) Noun: the offense of willfully telling an untruth in a court after having taken an oath or affirmationSentence: The criminal not wanting to go to jail, took perjury to the court and acted like he was innocent.
Sojourn (153) Verb: stay somewhere temporarilySentence: Romeo had to sojourn in Mantua since he was banished for killing Tybalt.
Immoderate (177) Adjective: not sensible or restrained; excessiveSentence: Romeo was being immoderate when he was crying and rolling on the ground for being banished from Juliet.
Slander (179) Noun: the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person’s reputationSentence: She made a slander about him robbing a bank so that she would win the position in office.
Pensive (181) Adjective: engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thoughtSentence: Her pensive father considered her situation and then came up with a solution to help her solve her problem.
Arbitrate (181) Verb: (of an independent person or body) reach an authoritative judgment or settlementSentence: The King of France arbitrated the idea that America should help them in their independence war since they helped them.
Peevish (187) Adjective: easily irritated, especially by unimportant thingsSentence: People with OCD tend to be peevish when things are out of order.
Distraught (193) Adjective: deeply upset and agitatedSentence: Juliet was distraught when she found out that Tybalt was dead and Romeo was banished.
Beguile (201) Verb: charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive waySentence: The snake beguiled Eve into eating the apple.
Pestilent (207) Adjective: destructive to life; deadlySentence: Romeo bought pestilent poison so he could die with Juliet.

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