Romeo and Juliet Vocab Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Remnants
remainings
writ
written
wax
increate
lineament
facial feature
maritial
of marriage
fain
willingly, happily, obligingly
play on words
pun
who is Rosaline
Romeo crush
inundate
to flood or overthrow
rancor
bitter resentment against someone; long-lasting spite
idolatry
excessive worship, devotion for idols
tyrant
an absolute, often brutal leader
Juliet
Romeo, Romeo, Romeo! Here's drink--I drink to thee.
accord
harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
Presage
v
to portend, to foreshow, or foreshadow 
a small container for holding liquids
vial
dote
to show excessive fondness or care
"You are a lover; borrow Cupid's wings, And soar with them above a common bound."

Who says this?
Mercutio
Abram
the servant of Montague being taunted by the Capulets at the beginning of the play
solace
v
to comfort, console, or cheer; to alleviate or relieve (sorrow, distress, etc.) 
visage
the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance.
Lady Capulet
Well, think of marriage now. Younger than you / Here in Verona, ladies of esteem, / Are made already mothers.
onomatopeia
the use of a word or phrase that imitates or suggests the sound of what it describes.
Round character
many personality traits, like a real person (ex: Benvolio: he is cautious and diplomatic.
dirge
a song or hymn played at a funeral
mercutio
a relative of the prince and friend of romeo
Friar John
is trapped in a plague house and can't leave
"It is an honour that I dream not of."
Juliet about Marriage
"If you ever disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."Act I, Scene I, Lines 98-99
A. Prince EscalusB. People of Verona who are fightingC. The people of Verona keep fighting and the prince is very angry. He tells them if they fight one more time, then they will all die.D. This is significant because it might possibly foreshadow hw people may die later on.
Why does Tybalt first challenge Romeo to a duel?
He is offended that Romeo shows up at the Capulet ball
lamenting
mourning
contagion
disease
Eloquence
graceful speech
baleful
harmful, deadly
slander
defamation; calumny:
vice
immoral, evil habit
land and estates
demesne
wanton
(adj.) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; (n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
flourishes
brandishes dramatically, waves around
carry coals
to do dirty work
immoderate
adj
exceeding just or reasonable limits; excessive; extreme 
challenge; conflict; condition of misfortune
adversity
adjacent
next to or close to; neighboring
alliteration
the repition of constant sounds generally at the beginning of words. Can be used to emphasize, reinforce meaning or create a musical effect
surcease
v
to cease, to end; to discontinue 
dexterity
skill in a physical movement especially with the hands
feign
to give a false appearance of
Wanton (adjective)
Done, shown, used, etc., maliciously or unjustifiably. 
curfew
certain time you can't be on streets
esteem
to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration:
Nurse
Your love says, like an honest gently man, and a / courteous, and a kind, and a handsome, and I warrant, a virtuous-- Where is your mother?
foil
a character that acts in contrast to another character
Who proposes that a gold statue of Juliet be built in Verona
Montague
masque
A party of guests wearing costumes and masks
abhor
to hate "I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge." --Shak.
tragic hero
a character in literature that has the potential for genuine greatness, yet possesses an error or flaw in his/her personality that leads to his/her downfall
within her scope of choice
among all she can choose from
Who gets into a fight during the 'bite my thumb' scene?
Abram, Sampson, Gregory
Dramatical Irony
Reveal a reality different from what appears to be true.
"What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the wordAs I hate hell..."(Act I, Scene I, Line 72)
A. TybaltB. BenvolvioC. In scene I, a fight had arisen between the two rich families with a bitter rivalary. A Montauge, Benvolio, does not want tp fight at all. However, Tybalt does and is trying to make Benvolio fight against him.D. This shows how Tybalt is trying to make Benvolio angry and therefore continuing the fight
pensive
thoughtful
unthrifty
adj
unfortunate 
Transgression
wrongdoing, sin
Validity
well grounded
Gallant
brave or noble
penury
n
extreme poverty; destitution 
bawdy
indecent; lewd; obscene:
invocation
prayer to the gods
1/8 of an ounce
dram
goes to the wall
is defeated
Groundling
Poor folk in the crowd
fray
a fight, battle, or skirmish.
herald
announce or proclaim
a royal or official messenger
beguiled
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude
Metaphor vs Similie
Metaphor (No Like,As)
Similie (Like,as)
the prince expressly hath forbidden bandying in Verona streets
-speaker
Romeo
tyrannous
marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
Beguile
(verb) to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm, to delude
nimble
(adj.) Quick, light or agile in movement or action; deft
Foreshadowing
Hints of Future things to come later
disparage
to speak of or treat slightingly; depreciate; belittle:
perverse
willfully determined not to do what is expected
Romeo
“See how she leans her cheek upon her hand! O that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch her cheek!”
external conflict
a conflict that exists between 2 people, between a person and a machine or nature, or between a person and a whole story
Convey
1. to communicate something 2. To take someone or something somewhere
Stifle
to smother for lck of air; to prevent from developing properly
"See, what a scourge is laid upon your hate, That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love. And I for winking at your discords too Have lost a brace of kinsmen."

Who says this?
Prince
O Romeo, Romeo,wherefore art thou Romeo?Deny thy father and refuse thy name,Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.
 
Who says this and when?
Juliet during the balcony scene
What did Tybalt send to Romeo's home?
a challenge to a duel
What was Friar Lawrence's plan for romeo?
1. Go to Juliet for sex 2. Get out of town by dawn 3. Wait in Mantua until further steps
tool
sword
cleverness
cunning
thous
thou shalt
thinking deeply
pensive
antic face
hideous mask
portentous
puffed up with vanity
obsequies
n
funeral rites or ceremonies 
brine
sea water; salt water
Contradict
To deny the truth of.
roe
a young deer; fish eggs
Famous Line:
___:How stands you disposition to be married?
___:It is an honor that i dream not of
Lady Capulet
Juliet
Benvolio
The peace loving cousin of Romeo
Virtuous
Having or showing high moral standards
blazon
to set forth conspicuously or publicly; display; proclaim:
Allusion
A reference to a person, place or event in another work of literature or in history, art or music.
Tuesday Morning
Romeo leaves for Mantua
The Capulets tell Juliet about the marriage
Capulets tell Juliet to marry or get out
Juliet turns on nurse- Juliet is angry at her
Heroic couplet
rhymed pair of iambic pentameter, usually at the end of an act, scene, or speech
Adversary
One's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
benefice
An endowed church office giving income to its holder
"O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die!"

Who says this?
Romeo
disparagement
talk which puts someone down or shows disrespect
extremities
greatest need or danger to the utmost degree
marry, my child, early next ______ morn, the gallant, young and noble gentleman, the county paris.
-blank
-speaker
Thursday
Lady Capulet
i'll to the friar to know his remedy. if all else fail, myself have the power to die.
-speaker
Juliet
In what area is Friar Lawrence an expert?
plants and herbs
Why did friar lawrence agree to marry the pair?
to bring the households together
"She hath not seen the change of 14 yearsLet two more summers wither in their pride...too soon married are those so early made."Act I, Scene II, Lines 9-11
A. CapuletB. ParisC. Capulet is talking to Paris about when he feels its right for his daughter, Juliet to marry. He doesnt think it should be soon.D. This is important because her father's opinion is very crucial to her boy descion making.
discourses
conversation
twain
split
discover
disclose
exile
banish
devise
to imagine
purge
to clean
contempt
scorn; distain
makes dainty
bashful
unaccustomed
unusual, not habitual
chaste
virtuous, decent, pure
rapier
long, slender sword
Attend
accompany or go with
Distilled
refined; increased in strength
chinks
the sound of coins
pestilence
(n.) a deadly epidemic disease
rapier (n.)
-sword
Scene 5 Line 55
woe
grievous distress, affliction, or trouble:
livery
a distinctive uniform, badge, or device formerly provided by someone of rank or title for his retainers, as in time of war.
diverse
distinctly dissimilar or unlike ( varied)
Lammas-tide
the season surrounding Lammas' day, which is an ancient harvest festival (August 1st in England)
faithfully
steady in allegiance or affection; loyal; constant:
Beguile (guile)
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc; mislead; delude (trick)
drudge
one who works hard at boring tasks
tributary
(adj.) furnishing or adding to aid; auxiliary, contributory
nuptial
of or pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony:
effeminate
having traits of a woman, applied to a man
"Examine other beauties"
Said by Benvolio to Romeo to convince him to get over Rosaline and look for other girls at the Capulet Ball. Shows that Benvolio is optimistic and is always looking out for Romeo. This is said shortly before they enter the Capulet Ball.
"Come, vial.
What if this mixture do not work at all?
Shall I be married then tomorrow morning?
No, no. This shall forbid it. Lie thou there.
(lays her knife down)
What if it be a poison, which the friar
Subtly hath ministered to have me dead,
Lest in t
Act 4, Scene 3
To: Herself
From: Juliet
(19-27)
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