Macbeth Vocabulary Act 1 and 2

Hurlyburly My definition: a fight/quarrelDictionary definition: noisy disorder and confusion; commotion; uproar; tumultSynonym: uproar; commotionAntonym: peacefulness; rest
Minion My definition: a slaveDictionary definition: a follower or underling of a powerful person, especially a servile or unimportant one.Synonym: follower; puppetAntonym: master; leader
Nave My definition: neckDictionary definition: the central part of a church building, intended to accommodate most of the congregation(literal definition) but also known as “belly button” in contextSynonym: center; hub; midpointAntonym: outside; border; exterior
Deign My definition: to allowDictionary definition: to condescend to give or grantSynonym: consentAntonym: refuse; oppose
Corporal My definition: right/correctDictionary definition: of the human body; bodily; physicalSynonym: human; anatomical; complete; fullAntonym: partial; incomplete
Wrack My definition: weaknessDictionary definition: damage or destructionSynonym: destroy; tormentAntonym: create; fix
Enkindle My definition: to put/placeDictionary definition: to excite to activity or ardour; arouse OR to literally set on fireSynonym: igniteAntonym: put out; extinguish
Cleave My definition: hold ontoDictionary definition: to adhere closely; stick; cling Synonym: adhereAntonym: separate
Plenteous My definition: manyDictionary definition: copious; abundantSynonym: bountiful; abundantAntonym: poor; scarce
Chastise My definition: give knowledge Dictionary definition: to discipline, especially by corporal punishment; to criticize severelySynonym: punish; scoldAntonym: praise; help
Compunctious My definition: sympatheticDictionary definition: feeling regretfulSynonym: regretful; apologeticAntonym: remorseless; unapologetic
Pall My definition: disguiseDictionary definition: to make dull, distasteful, or unpleasantSynonym: jade; disgust; fillAntonym: abstain; deprive
Augment My definition: enlargeDictionary definition: to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increaseSynonym: expand; inflateAntonym: condense; decrease
Sensible My definition: using knowledge Dictionary definition: having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgmentSynonym: logical; wiseAntonym: irrational; ignorant
Palpable My definition: touchableDictionary definition: capable of being touched or felt; tangibleSynonym: detectable; perceptibleAntonym: concealed; hidden; invisible
Stealthy My definition: strong/steadyDictionary definition: done, characterized, or acting by stealth/secrecy; furtiveSynonym: crafty; cunningAntonym: open; public
Prate My definition: showDictionary definition: to talk excessively and pointlessly; babbleSynonym: chat; boastAntonym: quiet; modest
Multitudinous My definition: many ofDictionary definition: forming a multitude or great number; existing, occurring, or present in great numbers; very numerousSynonym: countless; abundantAntonym: few; limited
Equivocate My definition: does not have a meaningDictionary definition: to use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead; prevaricate or hedgeSynonym: vague; ambiguousAntonym: clear; honest
Carouse My definition: walking around in a dazeDictionary definition: to drink deeply and frequentlySynonym: booze; drink; frolicAntonym: be sad; grieve
Lechery My definition: excessive sexualityDictionary definition: unrestrained or excessive indulgence of sexual desireSynonym: lustfulnessAntonym: unsexual
Unruly My definition: awfulDictionary definition: not submissive or conforming to rule; ungovernable; turbulent; intractable; refractory; lawlessSynonym: disorderly; impulsiveAntonym: agreeable; cautious
Repent My definition: to take awayDictionary definition: to feel sorry for; regretSynonym: apologize; feel sorry forAntonym: praise; be happy
Suborn My definition: to make someone do something badDictionary definition: to bribe or induce (someone) unlawfully or secretly to perform some misdeed or to commit a crimeSynonym: bribeAntonym: peaceful; good intended

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