Macbeth Vocabulary 1

antidote Something that relieves the effects of poisonantonym: poison derivative: antidotal
augment To make greater or to supplementantonym: to diminishderivatives: augmented, augmentative,augmenter, augmentable, augmentation
augury an omen or prophecyderivatives: augur, auguries, augured
avarice greed for wealthsynonym: cupidityantonym: generosityderivatives: avaricious, avariciously, avariciousness
balm a soothing substance or one that gives reliefantonym: irritantderivatives: balmily, balminess, balmy, balms, balmed, balming
bane; baneful a source of harm or destruction; harmful, destructivesynonyms: deleterious, detrimental,noxious, pernicious antonyms: benign influence, harmlessderivatives: baneful, banefully, banefulness
beguile to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charmsynonym: deludeantonym: to enlightenderivatives: beguiled, beguiling, beguilement, beguiler
bestow to grant or to giveantonym: to deprive derivatives: bestowal, bestowed, bestowment
blanch To take the color out of, to bleach, to make whiteantonym: to color derivatives: blancher, blanched
blasphemous irreverent, profaneantonym: sacred, reverent derivatives: blaspheme, blasphemed, blaspheming, blasphemer, blasphemousness, blasphemously, blasphemy
buffeted Struck repeatedly, batteredantonyms: assuaged, soothedderivatives: buffeting, buffeter, buffets, buffet
censure to blame or to condemnsynonyms: denounce, reprehend, reprobateantonym: to praise derivatives: censured, censurer, censures, censuring
champion to defend or supportantonym: to persecutederivatives: championship, championless, championlike, championed, championing
cherubic Innocent, wholesome, angelicantonym: fiendishderivatives” cherub, cherubs, cherubim, cherubically
chide To voice disapproval, to scoldsynonyms: admonish, castigate, chasten, chastise, rebuke, reproveantonym: to applaudderivatives: chided, chid, chidden, chider, chidingly
clamor Loud noise or shoutingantonym: quietderivatives: clamors, clamored, clamoring, clamorous, clamorously, clamorousness
cloister To seclude or to confineantonyms: to display, to exhibitderivatives: cloistered, cloisterlike, cloistering
combustible Capable of burningantonym: unable to burnderivatives: combustibility, combustibleness, combustibility, combustive
confound To cause one to become confusedantonym: to distinguish betweenderivatives: confounded, confoundedly, confounding, confounds
corporeal Relating to a physical, material body; tangible and palpablesynonyms: bodily, material, substantialantonyms: immaterial, not tangiblederivatives: corporealist, corporeality, corporealize, corporeally
credulous Believing on slight evidence, gullibleantonym: suspiciousderivatives: credulously, credulousness, credulity
daunt to intimidate, to dismayantonym: to heartenderivatives: dauntless, dauntlessly, dauntlessness
deft Skillful, adroitsynonyms: clever, cunning, dexterous, ingeniousantonym: clumsyderivatives: deftness, deftly
desolate Deserted, without inhabitants, barrenantonym: populousderivatives: desolately, desolateness, desolater, desolating, desolation
diminution Diminishment, reductionantonym: escalationderivatives: diminutive, diminutival, diminutively, diminutiveness
disdain Intense dislike; to treat with scorn or contempt, to reject as unworthysynonyms: arrogant, haughty, high-handed, insolent, lordlyantonyms: favor, admiration, to lovederivatives: disdained, disdaining, disdainer, disdainful, disdainfully, disdainfulness
dispatch To send away with promptness or speed; speed, quicknesssynonyms: haste, expediencyantonyms: to delay, slowness, inefficiency derivatives: dispatched, dispatches, dispatching
ecstacy extreme happinesssynonyms: rapture, transportantonym: wretchednessderivatives: ecstatic, ecstatical, ecstatically
entreaty a plea, an earnest requestsynonyms: adjuration, appeal, suit, importunity, supplicationantonym: denialderivatives: entreat, entreatingly, entreatment
epicure A person who understands a lot about food and drink, a connoisseursynonyms: gourmet, gourmand, gastronomeantonym: asceticderivatives: epicureal,epicurial, epicurean, epicureanism, epicureous, epicurism
equivocate to attempt to lie, to mislead, or to hide the truthsynonyms: prevaricate, palterantonym: to tell the truthderivatives: equivocal, equivocacy, equivocally, equivocality, equivocalness, equivocation, equivocator, equivocity
esteem Estimate of value; approval and respect often blended with fondnesssynonyms: regard, valuation, reputationantonym: disrespectderivatives: esteemed, esteeming, esteems, esteemable