Macbeth Vocab Act 1-3 Antonyms and Synonyms Flashcard Example #93675

Appease
(v.) To bring to a state of peace, quiet, ease, calm, or contentment; pacify; soothe
Antonym: Upset
Synonym: Ease
Beguile
(v.) To charm or influence someone hrough trickery or deception.
Antonym: Offer
Synonym: Trick
Chastise
(v.) To criticize serverely, to lecture.
Antonym: Aid
Synonym: Beat
Commend
(v.) To express approval of, to formally praise.
Antonym: Approve
Synonym: Build
Countenance
(n.) A person’s face or facial expression.
Antonym:
Synonym: Look
Homage
(n.) Special honor or respect shown.
Antonym: Criticism
Synonym: Honor
Impede
(v.) To delay or prevent the movement, progress, or action of someone or something. To hinder.
Antonym: Push
Synonym: Slow
Implore
(v.) To beg someone earnestly or desperately to do something.
Antonym: Answer
Synonym: Urge
Incarnate
(adj.) Embodied in flesh; in human form. Example: “God Incarnate”.
Antonym:
Synonym: Human
Meek
(adj.) Quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive.
Antonym: Bold
Synonym: Weak
Muse
(v.) To think or meditate in silence, as on some subject.
Antonym: Forget
Synonym: Think
Rapt
(adj.) Wholly absorbed as in thought, fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing.
Antonym: Troubled
Synonym: Taken
Speculation
(n.) A hypothesis that has been forumed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence).
Antonym: Proof
Synonym: Studying
Valor
(n.) Great courage in the face of danger, espically in battle.
Antonym: Fear
Synonym: Fight
Venture
(v.) To dare to do something or go somewhere that may be dangerous or unpleasant.
Antonym: Safety
Synonym: Adventure

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