Othello Act 3 Vocabulary

Virtuous conforming to moral and ethical principles; morally excellent, upright, chaste
Affinity a likeness, a natural relationship, a kinship
Languishes to be or become weak or feeble
Penitent showing or feeling regret for wrongdoing, repentant
Entreat to ask (a person) earnestly, beseech, implore, beg
Hideous horrible or frightful to the senses; repulsive; very ugly; shocking or revolting to the moral sense
Ruminate to consider for a long time at a slow pace, to ponder
Vehement forcefully expressing emotion or conviction
Chide to express disapproval of, scold, reproach
Shrill high-pitched and piercing in sound quality