shakespeare stealer Flashcards

Terms Definitions
ruefully
regretfully
wry
dissaproving
Grotesque
gross
apothecary
pharmacy
genial
friendly
guttered
faltered
indignantly
suprised anger
Deflected
To block
askew
ones side
sanguine
positive, optimistic
guffawed
harty laugh
tenaciously
persistant, stubborn
spectre
monster, ghost
Countenence
Face Noun
frugal
wise with money
pitch
sticky, tar-like substance
Pressing
stressed, bad problem
coutenance
scary facial features
expediency
fast, cheap, quick
concealment
a place of heeling
sander
character; lord chamberlains player
sinew
vigorous strenght, strengthen -noun/verb
deign
to reluctantly lower oneself (socially)
true
the stranger's name was Falconer.
imposing
making you feel scared/dominated because the person is in superior position (adj.)
transcribe
to write down or record
avenge
to take vengence on behalf of
placid
serenely free of interruption or disturbance
Ex: Widge doesn't know why anyone's watching him except for Tabby (the cat).
brigand
evil person/robber in the dark (noun)
appellation
name or title describing some quality
jostle
come into rough contact with while moving
charactery
what was the special writing that Widge's master was trying to teach him?
Lord Chamberlains Men
playing company that Shakespeare worked with for most of his career
Ex: When Simon Bass is explaining Widge's venture to London, Widge asks why he is supposed to do this, and Bass responds that he is a man of business and his company players are very successful, but not nearly as successful as Shakespeare's players.
diverged
to move, lie, or extend in different directions from a common point; branch off
Ex: Streets in London would go in many different directions.
false
T or F - when they reached the stranger's house, Widge was told to sleep in the stable.
fell asleep until the next morning
what did Widge do on his first night at the stranger's house?
dismal
gloom
feign
pretend
derisive
mocking
melancholy
sadness
pigwidgeon
something small
stenography
shorthand writing
putrid
bad smell
cordial
to welcome nicely
appropriated
take and use
reprimand
punishment or penalty
urchins
a mischievous begger boy
Consorted
interacted, mingled, flirted, verb
parsimonious
mean, nasty, cheap, frugal
proficient
very skilled at doing something
fencing master
master of fighting with swords
solicitous
assured and concerned (adj.) (my word)
treatise
treatment of; how something is addressed
clamor
loud and persistent outcry from many people
reliable
able to be depended upon or trusted
infusion
act of infusion or putting in; inspire
sermons
what did wide's master wnat him to copy dwon for him?
antagonists
a person who is opposed to, struggled against, or competes with anothers opponent
Ex: As Widge and Falconer were eating at the Inn, a group of men started to argue pulling out there rapiers, the opponent got up out of his chair leaving the room with a grim.
Dr. Bright
widge told the actor that his master was.....
widge didn't know how to identify who was speaking
widge struggled to copy down the lines of the play because.....
provation
harrasment
Appropiated
Adjective-Directed
delouge
drenching rain
hamlet
small town
capsize
turn over
chafed
rubbed,peeled, injured
Tampered
Played with, enjoyed
constable
a police officer
prodigious
extraordinary in size or degree
despaired
loss of hope, hoplessness -noun
mere
being nothing more than what is specified
deluge
a great flood of water; inundation; flood
Ex. As Widge was set free from the cannoneer and other guards and had gotten out of the Globe Theater, a great flood of rain came tumbling down on his face and the timing was perfect for the storm to happen.
aye
what did falconer want widge to stop saying
clean out your ears
what advice did falconer give to widge before he saw the play again?
Bleak
Harsh
amiable
friendly
pallor
extreme paleness
falsetto
a mans high pitched voice
brawny
strong and muscular (p. 68)
Formidable
Causing fear, apprehension, or dread.
adept
good at something or skilled
Falconer
Traveler for Simon Bass, scary looking, cold, gruff, bold, forceful, persistent, actually Simon Bass in disguise
cannoneer
a person who controls a cannon
Spectral
a strange or unusual manifestation (adj) pg.10 Chp.2
profitable
bringing money or a useful result
clamoring
to make a clamor; to utter noisily
Countenance
the appearance conveyed by a person's face (noun) pg.12 Chp.2
Mr. Shakespeare
Writer, director of the plays, played the ghost in Hamlet, Private man, very busy, but friendly
Victuals
a source of materials to nourish the body (noun) pg. 34 Chp.5
Widge
widge is the main character in the novel; he is very naive; he doesnt know the difference between right and wrong; widge is a good liar; he is an orphan; he is very good at charactery; he is abused; he does nto know about family, friends or love
Trice
a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat) (noun) pg.27 Chp.4
julian
a girl in disguise of a boy; she is a good friend of widge
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