Macbeth Vocabulary Act 1 and 2 Flashcard Example #55466

Hurlyburly
My definition: a fight/quarrel
Dictionary definition: noisy disorder and confusion; commotion; uproar; tumult
Synonym: uproar; commotion
Antonym: peacefulness; rest
Minion
My definition: a slave
Dictionary definition: a follower or underling of a powerful person, especially a servile or unimportant one.
Synonym: follower; puppet
Antonym: master; leader
Nave
My definition: neck
Dictionary definition: the central part of a church building, intended to accommodate most of the congregation(literal definition) but also known as “belly button” in context
Synonym: center; hub; midpoint
Antonym: outside; border; exterior
Deign
My definition: to allow
Dictionary definition: to condescend to give or grant
Synonym: consent
Antonym: refuse; oppose
Corporal
My definition: right/correct
Dictionary definition: of the human body; bodily; physical
Synonym: human; anatomical; complete; full
Antonym: partial; incomplete
Wrack
My definition: weakness
Dictionary definition: damage or destruction
Synonym: destroy; torment
Antonym: create; fix
Enkindle
My definition: to put/place
Dictionary definition: to excite to activity or ardour; arouse OR to literally set on fire
Synonym: ignite
Antonym: put out; extinguish
Cleave
My definition: hold onto
Dictionary definition: to adhere closely; stick; cling
Synonym: adhere
Antonym: separate
Plenteous
My definition: many
Dictionary definition: copious; abundant
Synonym: bountiful; abundant
Antonym: poor; scarce
Chastise
My definition: give knowledge
Dictionary definition: to discipline, especially by corporal punishment; to criticize severely
Synonym: punish; scold
Antonym: praise; help
Compunctious
My definition: sympathetic
Dictionary definition: feeling regretful
Synonym: regretful; apologetic
Antonym: remorseless; unapologetic
Pall
My definition: disguise
Dictionary definition: to make dull, distasteful, or unpleasant
Synonym: jade; disgust; fill
Antonym: abstain; deprive
Augment
My definition: enlarge
Dictionary definition: to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase
Synonym: expand; inflate
Antonym: condense; decrease
Sensible
My definition: using knowledge
Dictionary definition: having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment
Synonym: logical; wise
Antonym: irrational; ignorant
Palpable
My definition: touchable
Dictionary definition: capable of being touched or felt; tangible
Synonym: detectable; perceptible
Antonym: concealed; hidden; invisible
Stealthy
My definition: strong/steady
Dictionary definition: done, characterized, or acting by stealth/secrecy; furtive
Synonym: crafty; cunning
Antonym: open; public
Prate
My definition: show
Dictionary definition: to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble
Synonym: chat; boast
Antonym: quiet; modest
Multitudinous
My definition: many of
Dictionary definition: forming a multitude or great number; existing, occurring, or present in great numbers; very numerous
Synonym: countless; abundant
Antonym: few; limited
Equivocate
My definition: does not have a meaning
Dictionary definition: to use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead; prevaricate or hedge
Synonym: vague; ambiguous
Antonym: clear; honest
Carouse
My definition: walking around in a daze
Dictionary definition: to drink deeply and frequently
Synonym: booze; drink; frolic
Antonym: be sad; grieve
Lechery
My definition: excessive sexuality
Dictionary definition: unrestrained or excessive indulgence of sexual desire
Synonym: lustfulness
Antonym: unsexual
Unruly
My definition: awful
Dictionary definition: not submissive or conforming to rule; ungovernable; turbulent; intractable; refractory; lawless
Synonym: disorderly; impulsive
Antonym: agreeable; cautious
Repent
My definition: to take away
Dictionary definition: to feel sorry for; regret
Synonym: apologize; feel sorry for
Antonym: praise; be happy
Suborn
My definition: to make someone do something bad
Dictionary definition: to bribe or induce (someone) unlawfully or secretly to perform some misdeed or to commit a crime
Synonym: bribe
Antonym: peaceful; good intended

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