macbeth 3 Flashcards Preview

English > macbeth 3 > Flashcards

Flashcards in macbeth 3 Deck (27)
Loading flashcards...
1

incensed

very angry; enraged

2

reckless

(of a person or their actions) without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action.

3

sundry

of various kinds; several.

4

botches

carry out (a task) badly or carelessly.

5

nonpareil

having no match or equal; unrivaled

6

infirmity

physical or mental weakness

7

disposition

a person's inherent qualities of mind and character.

8

initiate

cause (a process or action) to begin.

9

wayward

difficult to control or predict because of unusual or perverse behavior.

10

amends

reparation or compensation.

11

distilled

extract the essential meaning or most important aspects of.

12

pious

devoutly religious

13

delinquents

(typically of a young person or that person's behavior) showing or characterized by a tendency to commit crime, particularly minor crime

14

malevolence

having or showing a wish to do evil to others.

15

ratify

sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.

16

homage

special honor or respect shown publicly.

17

pine

suffer a mental and physical decline, especially because of a broken heart.

18

exasperate

irritate intensely; infuriate

19

caldron

a large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire

20

blaspheming

speak irreverently about God or sacred things.

21

commend

praise formally or officially.

22

antic

an attention-drawing often wildly playful or funny act or action

23

exploits

make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource).

24

firstlings

the first agricultural produce or animal offspring of a season.

25

judicious

having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense.

26

pitfall

a hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty.

27

laudable

(of an action, idea, or goal) deserving praise and commendation.