Acts 1-3 Macbeth Vocabulary

Disdaining to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn. to think unworthy of notice, response, etc.; considerbeneath oneself.
Minion a servile follower or subordinate of a person in power.
Golgotha the place of dead men’s skulls; where Jesus was crucified.
Thane a title used in Scotland as the equivalent of “baron;” a person, ranking with an earl’s son, holdinglands of the king; the chief of a clan, who became one of the king’s barons.
Rapt transported with emotion; enraptured; deeply engrossed or absorbed
corporal of the human body; bodily; physical.
Trifles a matter, affair, or circumstance of trivial importance or significance. a small, inconsiderable, or trifling sum of money.
Surmise an idea or thought of something as being possible or likely. A conjecture or opinion.
Wrought elaborated; embellished. Produced or shaped by beating with a hammer, as iron or silver articles.
Liege a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service. A feudal vassal or subject.
Recompense a remuneration or reward, as for services, aid, or the like. compensation, as for an injury, wrong, etc
Harbinger a person who signals the approach of another.
Peerless having no equal; matchless; unrivaled. A person who stands out.
Chastise rebuke, to discipline, restrain, also inflict punishment on.
Impedes to retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles orhindrances; obstruct; hinder.
Metaphysical supernatural
Direst causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful; terrible. Urgent; desperate
Compunctions causing or feeling regretful, remorse, or contrition.
Beguile to influence by trickery, flattery; to deceive.
Frieze a heavy durable coarse wool and shoddy fabric with a rough surface
Contend to strive in rivalry; compete; vie. To struggle in opposition
Surcease completion, death, or assassination.
Vaulting reaching or stretching for the heights.
Mettle spirit, courage and fortitude
Husbandry careful use of resources, frugality.
Largess gifts or tips; generous bestowal of gifts.
Entreat to ask (a person) earnestly; beseech; implore; beg, to find.
Cleave to adhere closely; stick; cling. Adhere, support, join.
Repos to lie at rest; to remain still or concealed; to lie dead.
Palpable real (adj)
Sentinel a person or thing that watches (n)
Prate to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble (v)
Surfeited over indulged (v)
Confounds ruins (v)
Incarnadine to make a fleshy pink color (v)
Beelzebub the chief devil; Satin (n)
Lechery excessive indulgence in sexual desire (n)
Equivocator a person who uses ambiguous or unclear expressions usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead (n)
Obscure lacking in light or illumination, dark (adj)
Countenance to agree or favor, encourage (v)
Scruples suspicions (n)
Malice the desire to harm others or to see other suffer (n)
Sovereignty the supremacy of authority or rule (n)
Benison blessing (n)
Verities something that is true (n)
Indissoluble firm or stable (adj)
Parricide the act of killing one’s close relative (n)
Probation the act of testing (n)
Predominant having greatest importance (adj)
Bounteous freely bestowing (adj)
Subtle cunning, wily or crafty (n)
Avouch to admit; confess (v)
Sundry various or diverse (adj)
Grapple to seize, hold, or fasten (v)
Jocund cheerful; merry (adj)
Mirth gaiety or jollity (n)
Acheron a river in the underworld Hades (n)
Spurn to treat with contempt; despise (v)
Malevolence the quality, state or feeling of being evil (n)
Homage something done or given in acknowledgement or consideration of the worth of another (n)
Gall the humor associated with envy and hatred; something bitter to endure