Macbeth Vocabulary Act III

Affliction a state of pain, distress, or grief; misery: They sympathized with us in our affliction.
chide to express disapproval of; scold; reproach: The principal chided the children for their thoughtless pranks.
cloistered secluded from the world; sheltered: a cloistered life.
dauntless not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold: a dauntless hero.
fruitless bearing no fruit; barren.
Grapple to hold or make fast to something, as with a grapple.
incensed angry
jovial endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a spirit of good-fellowship: a wonderfully jovial host.
malevolence the quality, state, or feeling of being malevolent; ill will; malice; hatred.
pious having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations.
purged to rid of whatever is impure or undesirable
scepter a rod or wand borne in the hand as an emblem of regal or imperial power.
sundry various or diverse
tyrant any person who exercises power in a cruel way
vile thoroughly unpleasant