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rite

a religious or solemn observance, act, or procedure

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Elizabethan

of the time of England's Queen Elizabeth I or II; 1558-1603

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Capulet

one of the feuding families in Romeo and Juliet; Juliet is from this family

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Montague

Romeo's father

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Shakespeare

a famous playwright and poet; died in 1660

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henceforth

from this point forward

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star-crossed

unlucky; ill-fated

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scene

a distinct part of a play; shorter than an act, longer than a line

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apothecary

an old pharmacy

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woe

Sad feeling, melancholy

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prologue

scene that sets up the action of the play

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anon

soon

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ay

yes

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ere

before

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marry

indeed; by the Virgin Mary

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dost

did

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doth

does

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moved

visibly affected by something

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stained

sullied or besmerched

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infatuation

intense, usually transistory fondness or admiration