Vocab from Othello (definitions)

Barbarian n. a person in a savage, primitive state; an uncivilized person; a person living outside the Roman empire
Bombastic adj. high-sounding, high-flown, inflated, pretentious
Cashiered v. to dismiss (a military officer) from service, esp. with disgrace
Castigation n. the act of criticizing or reprimanding severely
Chaste adj. refraining from sexual intercourse that is regarded as contrary to morality or religion; virtuous
Corrigible adj. capable of being corrected or reformed
Credulous adj. willing to believe or trust too readily, esp. without proper or adequate evidence; gullible
Defunct adj. no longer in effect or use; not operating or functioning
Dissemble v. to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of
Fulsome adj. offensive to good taste, esp. as being excessive; overdone or gross
Homage n. respect or reverence paid or rendered
Impediment n. obstruction; hindrance; obstacle
Importunate adj. urgent or persistent in solicitation, sometimes annoyingly so
Knavery n. unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest dealing; trickery
Lascivious adj. inclined to lustfulness; wanton; lewd
Lethargy n. the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity
Malignant adj. disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred
Mandate n. a command or authorization to act in a particular way on a public issue given by the electorate to its representative; an authoritative order or command
Obsequious adj. characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning
Perdition n. a state of final spiritual ruin; loss of the soul; damnation
Perjure v. to render (oneself) guilty of swearing falsely or of willfully making a false statement under oath or solemn affirmation
Pilgrimage n. a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion
Redemption n. deliverance; rescue; atonement for guilt
Ruffian n. a tough, lawless person; roughneck; bully
Sequester v. to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement; seclude
Timorous adj. full of fear; fearful
Traduce v. to speak maliciously and falsely of; slander; defame
Venial adj. able to be forgiven or pardoned; not seriously wrong, as a sin
Wanton adj. done, shown, used, maliciously or unjustifiably