Macbeth Definitions

brandish to shake or wave something menacingly
furbish to give a new look to something, POLISH
pine to lose vigor or health; to yearn for something
rapt wholly absorbed or ENGROSSED
enkindle to set on fire; to inspire or get started
recompense to pay for or to return in kind : REQUITE
harbinger a person sent ahead to secure lodgings or send message; PRECURSOR; OMEN
beguile to influence by deception or seduction
procreate to produce offspring
chalice “a drinking cup; GOBLET
equivocate “to use misleading language especially with intent to deceive; to avoid committing oneself in what one says; LIE
lechery excessive indulgence in sexual activity
sacrilegious displaying gross disrespect toward a hallowed person, place, or thing
predominant having superior strength, influence, or authority; PREVAILING; FREQUENT; COMMON
minion a servile dependent, follower, or underling; one highly favored : IDOL
verity the quality or state of being truthful or honest
rancor bitter, deep-seated ill will
jocund displaying high spirits and lively humor
peal the loud ringing of bells ; a loud sound or succession of sounds
saucy impertinently bold and impudent; amusingly forward
blanch to take the color out of; to scald or parboil in water or steam; to make ashen or pale
malevolence the state of having intense often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred
vanquish to overcome in battle; subdue completely; to gain mastery over
hautboy oboe
pernicious highly injurious or destructive; DEADLY; WICKED
avaricious greedy of gain; seeking to hoard riches
voluptuous full of delight or pleasure to the senses; suggesting sensual pleasure by fullness and beauty of form
concord a state of agreement : HARMONY
abound to be present in large numbers or in great quantity ; to be copiously supplied