Vocabulary Unit #2 Romeo and Juliet (Acts 3-5)

consort (verb) to keep company; associate; to be in accord or agreement
consort (noun) a companion or partner, especially the spouse of a monarch (a consort)
martial of, relating to, or suggestive of war or the armed forces
dexterity skill and grace in physical or mental movement; adroitness
exile (verb) to send into exile, to banish; to force a person out of an area
exile (noun) enforced or self- imposed removal from one’s native country; a person who is banished
amorous strongly attracted or disposed to love, especially sexual love; loving; passionate
garish marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation; gaudy
tedious tiresome by reason of length, slowness , or dullness; boring
bier a stand on which a corpse or coffin containing a corpse is placed before
banish to force to leave a country or place by official decree; exile
adversity a state of hardship or affliction; misfortune
rail to express objections or criticisms in bitter, harsh or abuse language; scold
fickle characterized by erratic instability, especially with regard to affections, inconstant
inundate to overwhelm or cover, especially with floodwaters
prostrate face down, as in submission, adoration or exhaustion
melancholy affected with or marked by depression of the spirits; sad; morose or gloomy
dirge 1) music: a funeral hymn or lament2) lit: mournful literary work
penury extreme want or poverty
inexorable incapable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless; unstoppable
auspicious attended by favorable circumstances; good
sepulcher a burial vault
ambiguity doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation; vagueness

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