Hamlet vocab acts 4 and 5

Oblivion Definition:The state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happeningPart of Speech: NSyn/Ant:insensibility, awarenessEtymology:late 14c., “state or fact of forgetting,” from Old French oblivion (13c.) and directly from Latinoblivionem (nominative oblivio) “forgetfulness; a being forgotten,” from oblivisci (past participle oblitus)Sentence: The doctor’s oblivion towards the critical condition of the patient, mayhave resulted in his death.
Visage Definition: A person’s face, with reference to the form or proportion of the featuresPart of Speech:NSyn/Ant:Countenance, behindEtymology:c. 1300, from Anglo-French and Old French visage “face, coutenance; portrait,” from vis”face, appearance,” from Latin visus “a look, vision,” from past participle stem of videre “to see” (seevision).Sentence: His countenance, or visage had tightened and reddened as the reportercontinued to ask questions he was not comfortable answering.
Scourge Definition: A person or thing that applies or administers punishment or severecriticism.Part of Speech:NSyn/Ant:Cure, blessingEtymology:”to acquire by irregular means,” 1915, alteration of dialectal scrunge “to search stealthily, rummage, pilfer”(1909), of uncertain origin, perhaps from dialectal scringe “to pry about;” or perhaps related to scrouge, scrooge “push,jostle” (1755, also Cockney slang for “a crowd”), probably suggestive of screw, squeeze.Sentence: Scrooge was a scourge to the holiday season, being destructive andruining the spirits of children.
Conjecture Definition:The formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficientevidence for proofPart of Speech:NSyn/Ant:Opinion, doubtEtymology:early 15c., from conjecture (n.). In Middle English also with a parallel conjecte (n.), conjecten (v.).Related: Conjectured; conjecturing.Sentence:The conjectures of Donald Trump caused controversy, and evenconjured up doubt in some Americans as to if he was suited for presidency.
Cicatrix Definition:New tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.Part of Speech:NSyn/Ant:Scar, skinEtymology:1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) “a scar,” which is of unknown origin. Earlier in Englishas cicatrice (mid-15c.). Related: cicatrical.Sentence: There was many cicatrixes among the veterans bodies, years of warhad not treated them nicely.
Imminent Definition:Likely to occur at any moment; impendingPart of Speech:AdjSyn/Ant:Approaching, farawayEtymology:1520s, from Middle French imminent (14c.) and directly from Latin imminentem (nominative imminens)”overhanging; impending,” present participle of imminere “to overhang, lean towards,” hence “be near to,” also “threaten,menace, impend, be at hand, be about to happen,”Sentence: Her death was imminent, the disease had taken over her entire body,she did not have much time left.
Garrison Definition: A body of troops stationed in a fortified placePart of Speech:NSyn/Ant:Fortress, annexEtymology:”to place troops in,” 1560s, from garrison (n.). Related: Garrisoned; garrisoning.Sentence: The garrison of men stood fearfully as the approaching enemy fired.
Rendezvous Definition:An agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain timeand placePart of Speech:NSyn/Ant:Appointment, accidentEtymology:1590s, “place for assembling of troops,” from Middle French rendez-vous, noun use of rendez vous “present yourselves,”from rendez, plural imperative of rendre “to present” (see render (v.)) + vous “you,” from Latin vos, from PIE *wos- “you”(plural).Sentence:The rendezvous of the Queen and the grand duchess had beenscheduled for thursday at noon.
Germane Definition:Closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinentPart of Speech:AdjSyn/Ant:Related, randomEtymology:mid-14c., “having the same parents,” same as german (adj.) but directly from Latin germanus instead ofvia French (compare urbane/urban). Main modern sense of “closely connected, relevant” (c. 1600)Sentence: The evidence had not been germane to the case, so it was tossedaside and not given anymore notice.
Perdition Definition:A statement of final spiritual ruin; loss of the soul; damnationPart of Speech: NSyn/Ant: Ruin, heavenEtymology:mid-14c., “fact of being lost or destroyed,” from Old French perdicion “loss, calamity, perdition” of souls(11c.) and directly from Late Latin perditionem(nominative perditio) “ruin, destruction,” noun of action from past participlestem of Latin perdere “do away with, destroy; lose, throw away, squander,” from per- “through” (here perhaps withintensive or completive force, “to destruction”) + dare “to put” (see date (n.1)).Sentence: The town had been in perdition, houses, streets, and people alldestroyed.
Cherub Definition: A beautiful or innocent person, especially a childPart of Speech:NounSyn/Ant:Child, adultEtymology:late 14c. as an order of angels, from Late Latin cherub, from Greek cheroub, from Hebrew kerubh (pluralkerubhim) “winged angel,” perhaps related to Akkadian karubu “to bless,” karibu “one who blesses,” an epithet of thebull-colossus. Old English had cerubin, from the Greek plural.Sentence: The child had been a cherub, pure and free of all things harmful andcorrupt.