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Romeo and Juliet - Vocabulary .
15 difficult vocabulary words from the play.
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Film, Theatre & Television
05/06/2010

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Doublet
Definition
a piece of mens clothing
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Zounds
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derived from an oath - "God's Wounds"
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Haunt
Definition
popular place
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Inundation
Definition
deluge; to overflow
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pensive
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melancholy
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prorogue
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to postpone
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paradox
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contradictory sentences
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soliloquy
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expressing of thoughts to the audience through their speech
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Vulgar
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characterized by ignorance of or lack of breeding or taste
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Sonnet
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a character's dialogue which is 14 lines
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Inundation
Definition
to deluge or overflow
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Charnel House
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Designated area for discarding bones of the dead
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arbitrating
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settling, or resolving
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Shanks
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Calves (human body)
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Surcease
Definition
to end, stop, or halt