Julius Caesar Act 2 Vocabulary

augment to increase; make greater
flint a small stone used to start a fire
instigate (tions) to urge on to action
interim the time between one event and another
phantasm (s) something that seems to exist but actually has no physical reality; phantom
faction a group within an organization working together against the main body or other groups
visage the face
affable (bility) friendly
interpose to introduce an interruption of speech or motion
entreat (ed) to ask for earnestly; beg
valor bravery
dismember to remove the limbs from the body; to cut or tear to pieces
hew to chop or cut
chide to scold mildly
purge (rs) to make clean by removing impurities
prodigy (ies) an unusual happening, thought to foretell the future; an extraordinary person or thing
disperse to scatter in various directions; to cause to disappear
prevail (ed) to be or remain in force; to have an effect; to have the greatest authority
dank unpleasantly damp and chilly
rheum (y) a watery dischage from the eyes or nose, as from a cold
commend (ed) to make a favorable impression; to be praise worthy; to express praise; to transmit regards
incorporate to combine; to bring together into a single unit
appertain to have to do with
counsel (s) a private thought; secret; an intention; purpose
constancy steadfastness; firmness of purpose
resolution strong determination
conspiracy a group of people plotting an illegal or evil act; such a plot itself
exploit an act or deed, especially a heroic achievement
augur (ers) to predict the future from signs or omens
entrails the internal organs of a human or animal
portent (s) something that predicts an event, usually an unfortunate one that is about to happen
imminent about to happen
tincture (s) a quality that colors or distinguishes something
render (ed) to make a formal public declaration; to deliver a personal expression or interpretation to something already written or said
revel to engage in lively in festivities; a celebration; noisy merrymaking
emulation envy; jealousy
praetor in ancient Rome, an elected judge ranking jsut below a consul
commend to make a favorable impression; to be praise worthy; to express praise; to transmit regards (2)

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