Macbeth Vocabulary Act 3, 4, 5

Solemn GLOOMY, ALONEDictionary definition: grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, or moodSynonym: glum, gloomy, sadAntonym: happy, cheerful, lively
Knit JOIN TOGETHERDictionary definition: to join closely and firmly, as members or partsSynonym: bind, uniteAntonym: loosen, separate
Parricide KILLING PARENTS/FAMILYDictionary definition: the act of killing one’s father, mother, or other close relativeSynonym: killing one’s familyAntonym:
Rancors HATREDDictionary definition: bitter, rankling resentment or ill will; hatred; maliceSynonym: harshness, hostility, hatredAntonym: kindness, good will
Affliction TO BE IN PAINDictionary definition: a state of pain, distress, or grief; miserySynonym: pain, illnessAntonym: comfort, benefit
Lave FLOW/WASHDictionary definition: to flow along, against, or past; washSynonym: soak, washAntonym: dry, stiff, dehydrate
Assailable OPEN TO ATTACKDictionary definition: able to be vigorous, violentSynonym: exposed, conquerableAntonym: guarded protected
Jocund HAPPYDictionary definition: cheerful; merry; gay; blithe; gladSynonym: elatedAntonym: sad
Mirth JOYDictionary definition: great joySynonym: laughter, amusementAntonym: sad
Nonpareil ALONEDictionary definition: having no equal; peerlessSynonym: aloneAntonym: supported, together
Folly FOOLISHDictionary definition: the state or quality of being foolish; lack of understanding or senseSynonym: foolishness, recklessnessAntonym: sense, intelligence
Infirmity BAD HEALTHDictionary definition: quality or state of being infirm; lack of strengthSynonym: ill healthAntonym: healthy, perfection
Marrowless FATTY TISSUE; WITHOUT CENTERDictionary definition: not having soft, fatty, vascular tissue in the interior cavities of bones that is a major site of blood cell production (literal) does not contain the inmost or essential part (figurative)Synonym: coreless, empty, spinelessAntonym: full
Wrathful ANGRYDictionary definition: very angry; ireful; full of wrathSynonym: furious, enragedAntonym: happy, pleased
Caldron MAGIC POTDictionary definition: a large kettle or boilerSynonym: potAntonym:
Conjure PRACTICE MAGIC; CALL UPON SOMETHING;Dictionary definition: to call upon or command a devil or spirit by invocation or spell; to practice magicSynonym: to ask, appearAntonym: demand
Hemlock POISONOUS DRINKDictionary definition: a poisonous drink made from this plant, Conium maculatumSynonym: poison, deadlyAntonym: something that brings life
Profess DECLAREDictionary definition: to declare openly; announce or affirm; avow or acknowledgeSynonym: proclameAntonym: deny
Abide STAND WITH/FOR; TOLERATEDictionary definition: to put up with; tolerate; standSynonym: accept tolerateAntonym: avoid, dodge
Laudable PRAISEWORTHYDictionary definition: deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendableSynonym: creditableAntonym: unworthy, disrespectful
Unsanctified UNHOLYDictionary definition: unholySynonym: doomed, cursedAntonym: great, religious
Imperial EMPIRE/EMPRESS/HIGH/ ROYALDictionary definition: of, like, or pertaining to an empireSynonym: above, royalAntonym: common
Transpose CHANGING ORDERDictionary definition: to change the relative position, order, or sequence of; cause to change places; interchangeSynonym: alter, interchangeAntonym: preserve, keep
Hoodwink TRICKDictionary definition: to deceive or trickSynonym: fraud, deceiveAntonym: help, protect
Avarice GREEDDictionary definition: insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealthSynonym: self absorbedAntonym: generosity
Perturbation DISTURBANCEDictionary definition: the act of being disturbedSynonym: distressAntonym: calmness
Guise APPEARANCEDictionary definition: general external appearance; aspect; semblanceSynonym: disguise, outside appearanceAntonym: reality, true meaning
Epicures PEOPLE WHO LOVE FOODDictionary definition: people who cultivate a refined taste, especially in food and wine; connoisseurSynonym: gourmetsAntonym:
Antidote SOMETHING THAT FIXES BAD THINGSDictionary definition: something that prevents or counteracts injurious or unwanted effects, fixes poisonSynonym: corrective, cure, remedyAntonym: disease, harmful
Armed HAVING WEAPONS/PROTECTIONDictionary definition: bearing firearms; having weaponsSynonym: equipped, loadedAntonym: free?/ open
Potent STRONG; PERSUASIVE Dictionary definition: powerful; mighty; cogent; persuasiveSynonym: compelling, forcefulAntonym: ineffective, soft
Perilous DANGEROUSDictionary definition: involving or full of grave risk or peril; hazardous; dangerousSynonym: threatening, unstableAntonym: secure, safe
Pristine PUREDictionary definition: having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsulliedSynonym: immaculate, natural, untouched Antonym: dirty
Resolute SET IN ONES WAYSDictionary definition: firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinionSynonym: adamant, stubborn Antonym: agreeable, cooperative, flexible
Purgative CLEANSINGDictionary definition: purging or cleansing, especially by causing evacuation of the bowels.Synonym: laxativeAntonym: full, stuck
Pernicious DESTRUCTIVEDictionary definition: causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtfulSynonym: malicious, destructiveAntonym: good, beneficial
Scour CLEAN ROUGHLYDictionary definition: to remove dirt, grease, etc., from or to cleanse or polish by hard rubbing, as with a rough or abrasive materialSynonym: brush, cleanseAntonym: dirty, ignore
Bough BIG BRANCH OF TREEDictionary definition: a branch of a tree, especially one of the larger or main branchesSynonym: arm, limbAntonym: center, core
Struts v. WALKS PROUD and SNOOTY OR n. A PHYSICAL SUPPORT (ex. beams)Dictionary definition: to walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out, as if expecting to impress observersSynonym: prance, strideAntonym: conceal, hide, shy
Frets WORRYDictionary definition: tan irritated state of mind; annoyance; vexationSynonym: worry, annoyanceAntonym: happy, please