Macbeth Voca

Infirmity A. A bodily ailment or weakness, especially one brought on by old age. B. Frailty; feebleness. C. A condition or disease producing weakness. D. A failing or defect in a person’s character
Mirth n ) Gladness and gaiety, especially when expressed by laughter.
Blanch A. To take the color from; bleach. B. To cause to turn white or become pale.
Sleight A. Deftness; dexterity. B. A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or a stratagem.
Homage A. Ceremonial acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law. B. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
Rue A. Ceremonial acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law. B. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
Gibbet A. A device used for hanging a person until dead; a gallows. B. An upright post with a crosspiece, forming a T-shaped structure from which executed criminals were formerly hung for public viewing. Gibbet (v ) gibbeted or gibbetted, gibbeting or gibbetting, gibbets or gibbets. A. To execute by hanging on a gibbet. B. To expose to infamy or public ridicule.
Pernicious A.a. Tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly. b. Causing great harm; destructive. B. Archaic. Evil; wicked—perniciously (adv ) —perniciousness (n )
Laudable Deserving commendation; praiseworthy -laudability or laudableness (n ) —laudably (adv )
Cistern A receptacle for holding water or other liquid, especially a tank for catching and storing rainwater.
Impediment Something that impedes; a hindrance or an obstruction—impedimental (adj )
Abjure A. To renounce under oath; forswear. B. To recant solemnly; repudiate. C. To give up (an action or practice, for example); abstain from.—abjuration (n ) —abjurer (n )
Perturbation 1.The state of being perturbed; agitation. 2.a. A small change in a physical system. b. Physics & Astronomy. Variation in a designated orbit, as of a planet, resulting from the influence of one or more external bodies. —perturbational (adj )
Guise A. Outward appearance or aspect; semblance. B. False appearance; pretense.
Purge A. To free from impurities; purify. B. To rid of sin, guilt, or defilement. C. To rid (a nation or political party, for example) of people considered undesirable. D. To cause evacuation of (the bowels).
Arbitrate A. To judge or decide in or as in the manner of an arbitrator. B. To submit to settlement or judgment by arbitration.
Speculative A. Of, characterized by, or based upon contemplative speculation. B.a. Given to conjecture. b. Marked by inquisitive interest
Harbinger One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; a forerunner.
Snare A. A trapping device, often consisting of a noose, used for capturing birds and small mammals. B. Something that serves to entangle the unwary.
Usurper A. One who seizes and holds (the power or rights of another, for example) by force and without legal authority. B. One who takes over or occupies without right. C. One who seizes another’s place, authority, or possession wrongfully. —usurpingly ( adv.) usurped ( v. ) usurping, usurps

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