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Macbeth

Macbeth Vocabulary

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Act I

Furbished- brightened, polished
 
Prophetic- having the power to predict or foreshadow
 
Liege- a lord or king
 
Sovereign- supreme in power, rank, or authority
 
Metaphysical- very abstract
 
Chastise- to condemn sharply or scold
 
Surmise- to guess, assume, to form an opinion from inconclusive evidence
 

Act II

Augment- to make greater or larger
 
Predominance- superiority
 
Anointed- declared sacred
 
Stealthy- in a quiet, secretive way, sly futive
 
Equivocate- to tell falsehoods
 
Palpable- capable of being touched or felt
 
Multitudinous- existing in great numbers

Act III

Indissoluble- not able to be dissolved or undone
 
Malevolence- Ill will, spitefulness
 
Infirmity- physical or mental defect, illness
 
Dauntless- fearless

Act IV

Pernicious- causing serious injury, deadly; evil or wicked
 
Judicious- having or showing good judgement
 
Sundry- various, miscellaneous
 
Intemperance- Lack of restraint
 
Avarice- Greed

Act V

Perturbation- a disorder
 
Pristine- pure, untouched, unspoiled
 
Clamorous- noisy
 
Harbingers- a forerunner