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    • Act I Vocabulary ROMEO AND JULIET
      • forfeit
      • “ penalty”
      • If your team loses today, they may have to forfeit the state championship.
      • warrant
      • “ state with conviction”
      • The nurse is eager to warrant the truth of nearly every story she tells.
      • chaste –
      • “ modest and decent”
      • Although Rosaline is chaste , she still flirts with Romeo.
      • exquisite
      • “ especially beautiful”
      • The picture hanging in their foyer is exquisite with its finely crafted detail.
      • adversary –
      • “ foe; enemy”
      • The chief adversary to the Capulets were the Montagues.
      • augments – “increases”
      • The rain the night before will augment the morning dew upon the grass.
      • grievance – “complaint”
      • Tybalt has a grievance with Romeo for his crashing the Capulet party.
      • purge – “absolve”
      • Romeo felt that Juliet’s kiss would purge any sin from his lips.
      • pernicious -“destructive”
      • Sam the cat committed a pernicious act when he stole the sausages last night.
      • solemnity
      • “ dignity”
      • The Nobel presentation is an occasion of great solemnity .