1.1 Hamlet Vocabulary

Entreated V. To begin; to ask
Assail V. To attack
Fortified V. Shielded; secured; protected
Illume V. To brighten; to lighten
Usurp V. To seize; to confiscate
Avouch V. To certify; to confirm; to guarantee
Esteemed V. To honor; to respect; to prize; to treasure
Ratified V. Approved; confirmed; legalized
Mettle N. Endurance; bravery
Resolutes N. Brave; fearless; relentless people
Portentous Adj. Foreboding; threatening; sinister
Privy Adj. Made participant in a secret