Macbeth Vocab Act 3

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grave
adj

dignified, somber in manner

2

barren
adj

incapable of having offspring

3

succeed
vt/vi

to come after or to follow

4

rancor
noun

bitterness, hatred, malice

5

regard
noun

concern, awareness

6

affliction
noun

pain, injury

7

ecstasy
noun

state of being overwhelmed by emotion

8

jovial
adj

characterized by joyous humor

9

eminence
noun

high status or superiority; stature

10

to cloister
vt

to seclude from the world

11

peal
noun

a sound, usually of bells

12

to marvel
vt/vi

to be amazed, to amaze

13

mingle
vt/vi

to socialize, to interact, to mix

14

mirth
noun

amusement, laughter

15

to disbatch
vt/vi

to send off to a destination, on a mission, to get rid of

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nonpareil
noun

the perfect example

17

augur
noun

soothsayer, prophet

18

tedious
adj

long, tiresome

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initiate
noun

person who has begun or been admitted to something new

20

contriver
noun

one who plots, schemes

21

wayward
adj

tending to stray, lost, needing guidance

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spiteful
adj

showing malice, vengeful

23

wrathful
adj

intensely angry

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amends
noun

compensation for a loss or injury

25

sleight
noun

dexterity in using one's hands, skillfulness in using one's hands

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spurn
vt

to reject

27

pious
adj

devoutly religious/observant of religious practices

28

thrall
noun

slavery, bondage, capivity (idiomatic:"in the thrall of___")