Vocab Hamlet 2

abate to reduce in amount, degree, intensity; verb
bestial of, relating to, or having the form of a beast; of or like animals; adj
circumvent to go around or bypass; verb
dross something regarded as worthless; rubbish; waste matter; refuse; noun
edified to instruct or improve mentally; uplift; verb
emulate imitate with effort to equal or surpass; verb
equivocation ambiguous expressions meant to mislead; No one was sure which of the equivocations of the story to believe; noun
extolment to praise highly; adverb
felicity the state of being happy; nounThe newly weds have high felicity.
gambol to run or jump around playfully; verb
germane closely related; relevant; adj
homage special honor or respect shown publicly; noun
ingenious (of a person) clever, original, and inventive; adj
portentous giving a sign or warning that something usually bad or unpleasant is going to happen; adj
upshot the final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion; nounThe upshot of the court case was that he was proven guilty.

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