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Unformatted text preview: Mr. Doyon English 1 Elizabethan Vocabulary List Here are some common words that you will encounter in your reading of Shakespeare. To their right are modern words that mean essentially the same thing. Use this as a thesaurus to help translate the plays words when you need help. alack expressing regret anon until later / soon art are aught nothing aye yes canst can dost / doth does een evening eer ever ere before fair beautiful fare-the-well goodbye fie scolding / a curse (like shoot) forsooth indeed gall irritate go to get going haply maybe / perhaps happy fortunate hark - listen hast / hath has hence away / from here hie hasten / hurry hither here knave rascal marry indeed / expressing surprise mayhap maybe / perchance morrow day nay no naught nothing neer never oer over oft often prithee / pray please query inquire quoth said take care be careful...
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