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Vocabulary: Act 1 Allay (v.): to lessen; to put to rest; to calm (1.2.2) Perdition (n.): utter destruction or ruin (1.2.30) Fortitude (n.): mental or emotional.

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1 Vocabulary: Act 1 Allay (v.): to lessen; to put to rest; to calm (1.2.2) Perdition (n.): utter destruction or ruin (1.2.30) Fortitude (n.): mental or emotional strength (1.2.44) Endow (v.): to provide (1.2.58) Perfidious (adj.): deliberately faithless, deceitful (1.2.68) Inveterate (adj.): settled in a habit ( )

2 Vocabulary: Act 1 Inveterate (adj.): settled in a habit ( ) Extirpate (v.): to remove or destroy totally; to pull up by the roots ( ) Abhor (v.): to hate, loathe, or detest utterly ( ) Vouchsafe (v.): to grant or give by graciousness or condescension; to allow or permit ( ) Usurp (v.): to seize by force; to use without authority ( )

3 Vocabulary: Act 2 Paragon (n.) (2.1.71): a model of excellence Enmity (n) ( ): a feeling of hostility or hatred Contentious (adj.) ( ): tending to argue or quarrel Sovereignty (n.) ( ): the quality of having supreme power or authority; independence Endeavor (n./v.) ( ): an attempt, an effort / to attempt, to make an effort

4 Vocabulary: Act 2 Nimble (adj.) ( ): quick and light in movement; quick to understand Mettle (n.) ( ): fortitude; courage Hereditary (adj.) ( ): passing naturally from parent to offspring through the genes; passing down through inheritance Credulous (adj.) ( ): willing to believe or trust too readily Abominable (adj.) ( ): hateful, detestable; inferior

5 Vocabulary: Act 3 Appertain (v.): to belong to; to relate to Travail (n.): Painfully difficult or burdensome work Phoenix (n.): a mythical bird of great beauty fabled to have lived 500 years, to burn itself, and to rise from the ashes in the freshness of youth and live through another cycle of years; a paragon; a person or thing that has become renewed or restored after suffering

6 Vocabulary: Act 3 Discourse (n.): communication of thought through conversation or writing Supplant (v.): to replace Devour (v.): to swallow up hungrily; to absorb wholly Fiend (n.): the devil; a cruel or wicked person

7 Vocabulary: Act IV Austere (adj.): sever in manner or appearance; rigorously self-disciplined or strict Vexation (n.): irritation; distress; worry Abstemious (adj.): sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; characterized by abstinence Wanton (adj.): careless, reckless; done maliciously without regard for what is right Trumpery (n.): something without use or value; trash

8 Vocabulary: Act 5 Penitent (adj. / n.): feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrong-doing; a person who confesses sin or wrong-doing Mutinous (adj.): rebellious; difficult to control Abjure (v.): to give up Trifle (n.): a thing of very little value


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