Macbeth 2 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
tempest
storm
beguile
attract
withered
shriveled
galling
very irritating
Pious
Devoutly Religious
chastise
punish, criticize
Sundry
Various; miscellaneous
pendent
hanging or suspended
contriver
one who decieves
unsanctified
made holy; consecrated:
hideous
very ugly, offensive, shocking
clamor
loud noise or shouting
alarum
1.2
trumpet call to arms
reek
a strong, unpleasant smell.
oblivious
forgetful; without remembrance or memory
Disbursed
Paid out or given out
dire
dreadful, serious, warning of disaster
cheerful; merry; gay; blithe; glad
peal
avouch
to admit or confess; verb
we are but young in deed
macbeth
chamberlain
n servant who cares for house
confounds
cause suprise or confusion in someone
abjure
to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant:
corrupt
(adj) Guilty of dishonest practices; lacking integrity; crooked:
but tis strange, and oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray us in deepest consequence
banquo
multitudinous
[adj] very numerous; existing in great numbers
harbinger
something that indicates what is to come; a forerunner
to suppress; put an end to; extinguish:
repose
malevolence
the quality, state, or feeling of being malevolent; ill will; malice; hatred.
augur
foreshadow; to serve as an omen or promise
sentinel (n)
one who keeps guard as a sentry
Sentinel
the one who keeps guard as a sentry
implore
to beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy; beseech; entreat:
equivocate
to attempt to lie, to mislead, or to hide the truth
surcease
to put an end to, to discontinue, to die
What happened to Lady Macbeth at the end of the play?
She commited suicide
An indicator that the 'weird sisters' are not human?
'The earth hath bubbles, as the water has, and these are of them'.
Macduff
I am not treacherous
Macbeth
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more: it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
Thane
The worthy _____ of Ross.
frieze
No jutty, _____ (decorative wall band), buttress, nor coign of vantage, but this bird hath made his pendant bed and procreant cradle.
Malcolm
...Of this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen, Who, as 'tis thought, by self and violent hands Took off her life
Caithness
He cannot buckle his distemper'd cause Within the belt of rule.
I'll make sure assurance double sure...
Macbeth -4.1.94
Lady Macduff
Father'd he is, and yet he's fatherless...Yes, he is dead.
Old Man
'Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last, A falcon, towering in her pride of place,Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd.
recompense
Thou art so far before the swiftest wing of _____ (repay) is slow to overtake thee.
... I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in
To saucy doubts and fears.
Macbeth -3.4.26-27
Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black
Macbeth
Hecate
Shall draw him on to his confusion: He shall spur fate, scorn death, and bear His hopes 'bouve wisdom, grace and fear: And you all know, security Is mortals' chiefest enemy.
Witch
Though his bark cannot be lost, Yet it shall be tempest-tost.
Banquo
Good sir, why do you start; and seem to fear
I 'gin to be aweary of the sun...
Macbeth -5.5.55
Look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent
Lady Macbeth
If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well
It were done quickly
Macbeth -1.7.1-2
chastise; impedes; metaphysical
That I may pour my spirits in thine ear and _____ (discipline) the valor of my tongue all that _____ (interferes) thee from the golden round, which fate and _____ (supernatural) aid doth seem to have thee crowned withal.
Things bad begun make themselves strong by ill.
(Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) The only way to make this right is by continuing to attack.
Stars, hide your fires: Let not lights see my black and deep desires.
(Macbeth to stars) Macbeth, despite Duncan's kindness, wants to murder his way to the throne.
I have begun to plant thee, and will labor to make thee full of growing.
(Duncan to Macbeth) Duncan claims credit for Macbeth's success and wants to make sure he stays successful.
Your face...is as a book where men may read strange matters.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth how he should make sure his face should not be readable when he goes through with the murder.
Yet I do fear they nature; It is too full of the milk of human kindness.
(Lady Macbeth soliloquy) She thinks of kindness as a fault rather than a virtue.
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