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Vocabulary 6. Act V. beshrew. ( v .) to wish evil on; curse. Beshrew (Middle English) to invoke evil upon. felon. ( n .) a wicked person . Old French fel wicked. penury. ( n .) extreme poverty; destitution. Latin pēnūria hunger, poverty. haughty.

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Vocabulary 6

Vocabulary 6

Act V


Beshrew

beshrew

  • (v.) to wish evil on; curse.

  • Beshrew (Middle English) to invoke evil upon


Felon

felon

  • (n.) a wicked person.

  • Old French felwicked


Penury

penury

  • (n.) extreme poverty; destitution.

  • Latin pēnūriahunger, poverty.


Haughty

haughty

  • (adj.) lofty or noble; exalted.

  • Latin altus  high


Apothecary

apothecary

  • (n.) a pharmacist licensed to prescribe medicine.

  • Latin apothēcshop, storehouse


Inauspicious

inauspicious

  • (adj.) boding ill; ill-omened; unfavorable.

  • Latin auspiciuma divine omen


Ambiguities

ambiguities

  • (n) doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention

  • Latin ambiguitāsuncertainty


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maw

  • (n.) the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal.

  • Old Norse magi mouth


Obsequies

obsequies

  • (n.) a funeral rite or ceremony.

  • obsequiae,Latinalteration


Apprehend

apprehend

  • (v.) to grasp the meaning of; understand.

  • (v.) to seize, take hold of, capture.

  • Latin apprehendereto seize


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