Romeo and Juliet Definitions

Ambiguous having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
Ascend to move upward, to rise from a lower station
Augment to make greater or to supplement
Baleful destructive, deadly
Beguile to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm
Boisterous rowdy, rough, and stormy
Calamity a serious event causing distress or misfortune
Dirge funeral hymn, lament
Disparage to degrade, to speak of someone or something in a derogatory manner
Dissemble to disguise, to pretend
Engrossed completely occupied or absorbed
Enmity absolute hatred
Entreaty a plea, an earnest request
Feint a false appearance, a fake punch to occupy defenses allowing a real blow
Inauspicious unfavorable
Inundate to flood, to overflow
Lament to mourn or to express sorrow in a demonstrative manner
Obsequious overly attentive, like a sycophant, servile
Penury extreme poverty
Perjury false testimony under oath
Pernicious very destructive or harmful, deadly
Portent a sign or forewarning
Posterity future generations, all descendants of a person
Prate to talk idly or foolishly at great length
Presage Something that foreshadows a current event; foreknowledge of the future
Profane showing contempt towards sacred things
Prostration a stretching out due to lacking vitality and being completely overcome
Quench to extinguish, to put out; to relieve with liquid
Rancor bitter deep-seated ill will, enmity
Savory appetizing
Supple easily bent, elastic, plastic
Vexation discomfort or distress
Virtuous having excellent morals, righteous
Wanton immoral, lewd

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