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devotion
religious worship, prayer
visage
an assumed appearance, an outward show
pious
faithful to religious duties, devout
harlot
a prostitute, a strumpet
consummation
the action of completing, accomplishing, fulfilling
calamity
deep distress or trouble; the state of grievous affliction
contumely
insolent reproach or abuse; insulting language
quietus
release from life; death, or what brings death
bodkin
a short pointed weapon, dagger
fardels
a burden of sin, sorrow, etc.
nymph
1. semi-divine beings of myth, beautiful maidens of nature
2. a young and beautiful girl
orison
prayer
wax
to grow, increase
honest
1. honorable, respectable
2. chaste, virtuous
bawd
one employed in pandering to sexual debauchery; pimp
arrant
notorious, downright
knave
1. a boy employed as a servant
2. a base rogue
calumny
false and malicious misrepresentation of others' words/actions; slander
monster
cuckold
wanton(ness)
lascivious, unchaste
haply
by chance, maybe
tempest
a violent storm of wind, rain, thunder
groundlings
a frequenter of the ground (pit) of a theater, thus an unrefined spectator
discretion
judgement, decision, discrimination
censure
1. a formal opinion
2. a judicial sentence, judgement
profanely
irreverently, impiously
pagan
one wo does not hold the true religion or worship God
unkennel
to force/drive out from a place or position; to bring to light
nothing
the female sexual anatomy
wormwood
bitter plant, used for medicine and vermouth and absinthe
choler
bile, supposed to cause angry temper
purgation
the clearing of impurities; purification
fetter(s)
chain/shackles for the feet of a human or animal
whereto
to what end? for what purpose?
apoplexy
a suddenly-attacking malady (like a stroke)
cozened
to cheat, defraud by deceit
unction
1. an ointment for lubricating
2. a soothing influence
scourge
1. a whip, lash
2. a cause of calamity
minister
1. one who waits upon (ministers to) the wants of another
2. an officier attached to justice
petard
a small engine of war used to blow in a door/gate