Romeo and Juliet Act 4+5 Vocabulary

inundation”To stop the inundation of her tears” to cover with water
prorogue”I hear thou must, and nothing may prorogue it, On Thursday next be married to this county” to discontinue a session
arbitrating”Twixt my extremes and me this bloody knife Shall play the empire; arbitrating that Which the commission of thy years and art Could to no issue of true honour bring.” to submit to settlement or judgement by an independent person or body
orisons”I have need of many orisons To move the heavens to smile upon my state” a prayer
culled”we have cull’d such necessaries As are behoveful for our state to-morrow” to gather; collect
solace”one poor and loving child, But one thing to rejoice and solace in” comfort in sorrow
dirges”Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change” a funeral hymn or lament
presage”My dreams presage some joyful news at hand” an omen
impeach”And here I stand, both to impeach and purge Myself condemned and myself excus’d.” to challenge the validity of; try to discredit
Penury”Nothing this penuary to myself I said,An if a man did need a poison now.” extreme poverty; destitution

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