Macbeth Vocab Flashcard Example #59808

plight
Definition: a condition, state, or situation, especially an unfavorable or unfortunate one
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: benefit, good fortune
sooth
Definition: truth, reality, or fact
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: lie, deception
flout
Definition: to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mock
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: commend, flatter
disbursed
Definition: to pay out (money); to distribute or scatter
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: hold, keep, collect
rapt
Definition: deeply engrossed or absorbed
Part of Speech: adjective
Antonym: repulsed, disenchanted
wayward
Definition: turned or turning away from what is right or proper; willful
Part of Speech: adjective
Antonym: dependable
enkindle
Definition: to set on fire, kindle; to excite to activity or ardour, arouse
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: extinguish, put out
golgatha
Definition: the site outside of the Jerusalem walls where Christ was crucified.
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: No antonym
surmise
Definition: a conjecture or opinion; an idea or thought of something as being possible or likely
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: certainty, knowledge
thane
Definition: a Scottish term referring to a person holding lands of the king; the chief of a clan
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: no antonym
liege
Definition: A feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
Part of speech: Noun
No antonym
wanton
Definition: Untruly or ungovernable
Part of speech: adjective
Antonym: Careful and considerate
kinsman
Definition: blood relative; mostly male
Part of speech: adverb
No antonym
metaphysical
Definition: highly abstract or supernatural
Part of speech: adjective
Antonym: factual
beguile
Definition: Taken away by cheating or deceiving
Part of speech: verb
Antonym: honesty
martlet
Definition: A bird like a swallow without feet, borne (typically with the wings closed) as a charge or a mark of cadency for a fourth son.
Part of Speech: Noun
purveyor
Definition: A person or group that spreads or promotes an idea, view, etc.
Part of Speech: Noun
coign
Definition: A projecting corner or angle of a wall or building.
Part of Speech: noun
trammel
Definition: Deprive of freedom of action:
Part of Speech: Verb
Antonym: Release
spongy
Definition: Like a sponge, especially in being porous, compressible, or absorbent:
Part of Speech: Adjective
Antonym: Porous
wrought
Def: Worked
Part of Speech: Adjective
Antonym: No antonym
gout
Def: A disease, caused inflammation of the Joints
Part of Speech: Noun
Antonym: No antonym
hark
Def: To listen
Part of Speech: Verb
Antonym: ignore
knell
Def: A slow church bell that marks the announcement of someone’s funeral.
Part of Speech: Noun
Antonym: No antonym
prate
Def: To talk excessively, babble, chatter
Part of Speech: Verb
Antonym: (to be) quiet
repose
Definition: state of being at rest, calm
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: disturbance
cleave
Definition: to remain faithful, attached
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: disobey, ignore
sentinel
Definition: a person or thing that watches or stands as if watching
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: attacker, enemy
brainsickly
Definition: mentally disordered; insane, crazy, mad
Part of Speech: Adverb
Antonym: balanced
gild
Definition: to coat with gold, gold substance
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: decrease, reveal
equivocate
Verb
To use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead
No antonym
lechery
Noun
Unrestrained or excessive indulgence of sexual desire
No antonym
sacrilegious/sacrilege
Adjective/Noun
Pertaining to or involving sacrilege/The violation or profanation of anything sacred
Clean, decent/Respect, reverence
malice
Noun
Desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of hostile impulse or out of deep-seated meanness
Friendliness, morality
lament
Verb (used with object)
to feel or express sorrow or regret for
2. Verb (used without object)
to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow, or regret
Be happy, celebrate
entomb
verb (used with object)
1.to place in a tomb; bury; inter.
2.to serve as a tomb for
warrant
noun
1.authorization, sanction, or justification.
2.something that serves to give reliable or formal assurance of something; guarantee, pledge, or security.
Synonyms: warranty, surety
frailties
noun, plural frailties for 3.
1.the quality or state of being frail.
2.moral weakness; liability to yield to temptation.
3.a fault resulting from moral weakness.
scruples
noun
1.a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions.
auger
noun
1.Carpentry.
a bit, as for a brace.
a boring tool, similar to but larger than a gimlet, consisting of a bit rotated by a transverse handle.
countenance
noun
1.appearance, especially the look or expression of the face:
2.the face; visage.
3.calm facial expression; composure.
4.approval or favor; encouragement; moral support.
carousing
verb (used without object), caroused,carousing.
1.to engage in a drunken revel:
2.to drink deeply and frequently.
contradict
verb (used with object)
Agree
1.to assert the contrary or opposite of; deny directly and categorically.
2.to speak contrary to the assertions of oneself:
3.(of an action or event) to imply a denial of:
4.Obsolete. to speak or declare against; oppose.
indissoluble
Adjective
Not dissoluble; incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed. Firm or stable. Perpetually binding or obligatory.
Antonym: Dissoluble
dauntless
Adjective
Fearless
Antonym: Cowardly
unlineal
Adjective
Nonlinear; not straight or straightforward.
Antonym: Lineal
rebuke
Verb
express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.
Antonym: Praise
gospel
Noun
The teaching or revelation of Christ.
Antonym: Atheistic Texts
verity
Noun
something that is true, as a principle, belief, idea, or statement
Antonym: falseness
bestow
Verb
to present as a gift; give; confer (usually followed by on or upon)
Antonym: deprive
assail
Verb
to attack vigorously or violently; assault.
Antonym: help, surrender
sundry
Adjective
various or diverse
Antonym: Same, similar
buffet
Noun
a blow, as with the hand or fist; a violent shock or concussion
Antonym: praise
mirth
Definition: amusement or laughter
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: gloom
nonpareil
Definition: a person or thing having no equal
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: ordinary
saucy
Definition: impudent, presumptuous
Part of speech: adjective
Antonym: polite
graced
Definition: fortunate
Part of speech: adjective
Antonym: unfortunate
gory
Definition: covered in blood, involving much bloodshed and violence
Part of speech: adjective
Antonym: clean
grandam
Definition: grandmother
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: n.a.
weal
Definition: well-being, prosperity
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: hardship
hyrcan
Definition: Persian
Part of speech: adjective
Antonym: n.a.
augures
Definition: divinations, reading of omens by prophets
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: n.a.
choughs
Definition: Scottish birds, i.e. ravens, crows
Part of speech: noun
Antonym: n.a.
pious
having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations. (adjective)
antonyms: irreligious
blaspheme
to speak irreverently of God or sacred things; utter impieties. (verb)
antonyms: respect, religious
gibbet
a gallows with a projecting arm at the top, from which the bodies of criminals were formerly hung in chains and left suspended after execution. (noun)
antonyms: n/a
mettle
a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way. (noun)
antonyms: weakness, cowardliness
bodement
a prophecy or prediction. (noun)
synonyms: indication, premonition
antonyms: n/a
pernicious
causing insidious harm or ruin. (adjective)
synonyms: harmful, malicious, ruinous, hurtful
antonyms: beneficial
enow
enough. (adverb)
antonyms: n/a
prattler
one who talks in a foolish or simple-minded way. (noun)
antonyms: secretive, quiet
malevolence
wishing evil or harm to another or others. (noun)
antonyms: kindness, love
yesty
foaming. (adjective)
antonyms: flat, calm
dolor
Definition: suffering, sorrow, pain
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: comfort, happiness
voluptuous
Definition: relating to luxury or sensual pleasure
Part of Speech: adjective
Antonym: ascetic (practicing severe self-discipline)
foisons
Definition: plenty, abundance
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: little, lack
stanchless
Definition: unquenchable, unstoppable
Part of Speech: adjective
Antonym: stoppable; stanch
benediction
Definition: blessing, divine grace
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: curse
unrough
Definition: unbearded; clean shaven
Part of Speech: adjective
Antonym: bearded
guise
Definition: an appearance that usually hides the true nature of something; a disguise
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: character; personality
upbraid
Definition: to speak to someone in an angry way
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: scold
cistern
Definition: large container that stores liquids, especially water
Part of Speech: noun
Antonym: n/a
abjure
Definition: renounce, recant, repudiate
Part of Speech: verb
Antonym: agree, allow

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