English 10 Twelfth Night Vocab

Abatement the ending, reduction, or lessening of something
Naught nothing
Hart stag (adult female deer)
Purge to clear of guilt
Bower a pleasant shady place under trees of climbing plants in a garden or wood
Elysium the ebode of the blessed after death in classical mythology
Abjure solemnly renounce (a belief, cause or claim)
Estate a particular class or category of people in society
Quaffing drink
Prodigal spendthrift
Allay diminish or put to rest (fear, suspicion, or worry
Prudent acting with or showing care and thought for the future
Woo try to gain the love of someone, especially with a view to marriage
Syllogism a seductive argument based on a major and minor premise and a conclusion
Lethargy the quality or state of being lazy, sluggish, or indifferent
Lechery excessive indulgence in sexual activity
Usurp to seize and hold power (or office) by force or without right
feign to give false appearance of something
Mollification the soothing of something in temper or disposition
Homage expression of high regard; respect