Antigone Vocabulary Words

Decree a formal and authoritative order, esp. one having the force of law
Carrion dead and fresh
Meddling to involve ones’s self in a matter without right or invitation; interfere unwantingly
Famished extremely hungry
Sated to satisfy fully
Auspicious promising success
Contempt the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean vile or worthless
Pious having or showing a dutiful spirit or reverence for god
Sententiously given to or using pithy sayings or maxims
Sultry opresively hot or close or moist
proclamation a public or official annoucement
defy to challenge the power of, resist boldly or openly
insolence the quality or condition or being insolent
brazen shameless or impudent
wrath strong anger
transcend to rise, above or beyond, overpass
deference respectful
subordinate belonging to a lower rank or order
malicious malevolent
perverse determined or diposed to go counter to what is expected or desired
blasphemy an act of cursing god
lamentation expressing greid
trangress to violate a law
implacable not to be appeased

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