Act II Vocabulary
<ul><li>conjure  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ to charge, entreat, charm, to call upon or command a spirit or spell” </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>envious  - </li></ul><ul><li>“ jealous for another’s possessions” </li></ul><ul><li>He was  envious  of the fact t...
<ul><li>peril  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ exposure to injury, risk, or danger” </li></ul><ul><li>Your life will be in  peril  ...
<ul><li>perverse  – </li></ul><ul><li>“ determined not to do what is expected, contrary” </li></ul><ul><li>That is a  perv...
<ul><li>procure  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ to obtain or get through effort” </li></ul><ul><li>You can  procure  an A in your ...
<ul><li>chide  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ to scold;  to find fault” </li></ul><ul><li>The dorm leader  chided  us for being la...
<ul><li>distemper  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ to put out of temper, to disturb, to sicken” </li></ul><ul><li>The prince asked ...
<ul><li>intercession  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ the act of pleading or asking something for another person” </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>perjury  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ the act of swearing falsely, a lie” </li></ul><ul><li>He committed  perjury  by ly...
<ul><li>herald  –  </li></ul><ul><li>“ messenger (n) or to announce (v)” </li></ul><ul><li>The building of nests by the bi...
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Act II Vocabulary

  1. 1. Act II Vocabulary
  2. 2. <ul><li>conjure – </li></ul><ul><li>“ to charge, entreat, charm, to call upon or command a spirit or spell” </li></ul><ul><li>The sorcerer tried to conjure up a spirit from the past. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>envious - </li></ul><ul><li>“ jealous for another’s possessions” </li></ul><ul><li>He was envious of the fact that she had gained entrance to a better college. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>peril – </li></ul><ul><li>“ exposure to injury, risk, or danger” </li></ul><ul><li>Your life will be in peril if you continue to take risks when rock climbing. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>perverse – </li></ul><ul><li>“ determined not to do what is expected, contrary” </li></ul><ul><li>That is a perverse idea that you have because it goes against the traditional ideals of the group. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>procure – </li></ul><ul><li>“ to obtain or get through effort” </li></ul><ul><li>You can procure an A in your English class by paying attention in class, studying every night, and going to tutorial. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>chide – </li></ul><ul><li>“ to scold; to find fault” </li></ul><ul><li>The dorm leader chided us for being late. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>distemper – </li></ul><ul><li>“ to put out of temper, to disturb, to sicken” </li></ul><ul><li>The prince asked them to throw their distempered weapons to the ground. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>intercession – </li></ul><ul><li>“ the act of pleading or asking something for another person” </li></ul><ul><li>Juliet asked the nurse for an intercession on behalf of Romeo. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>perjury – </li></ul><ul><li>“ the act of swearing falsely, a lie” </li></ul><ul><li>He committed perjury by lying on the stand. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>herald – </li></ul><ul><li>“ messenger (n) or to announce (v)” </li></ul><ul><li>The building of nests by the birds heralded the coming of spring. </li></ul>
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