Act Vocabulary Julius Caesar Flashcards

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withal
nevertheless
Offal
waste
bondman
slave
base
morally low
Apprehensive
worried, troubled
repeal
revoke; annul
attain
to achieve
rent
to tear apart
vulgar
low, common people
adder
viper, bad thing
portias father
cato the younger
presage
an omen, a foreboding
encompass
to surround; to contain
barren
unable to give birth
antony
"brutus is an honorable man."
entreat
ask for or request earnestly
hubris
excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance (noun)
prodigy
one with exceptional talents or powers; an extraordinary accomplishment
PLAGUE
any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)
What was Cicero known for?
His honesty
messala
brutus orders ___ to go get cassius
Brutus
convinces the conspirators not to kill Antony
affability
a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
petition
a formal document embodying a request or an entreaty, often signed by many people
Visage
N Face or facial expression of a person
Decius
Flatters Caesar and gets him to leave home on Ides of March by telling him the bloody statute dream meant he was the lifeblood of Rome and the men were getting stregnth from his blood.
grieve
To express deep sadness because of a loss
Bestride
1. Why, man, he doth *bestride* the narrow world like a Colossus.
2. Why, Caesar straddles the narrow world like a giant.
3. stand astride over; span or straddle
"Beware the ides of March" is stated by whom?
a soothsayer
faction N
a group of people within a larger group, esp. a dissenting one acting to promote its own ends
rout
to gouge out or to make a furrow in; to expel by force
What does Brutus think will appen if Caesar becomes king?
That Caesar will change
What rumor does Casca pass on?
That Caesar is making aplay for the kingship in the Senate
Who do Caesar's priests not find an animal to sacrifice
they could not find one with a heart
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