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art
are
base
low, common, demeaned, or demeaning
betimes
at times; occasionally
dost
do
doth
does
fain
gladly; willingly
hath/hast
has/have
hie
go quickly; hasten
ho (interjection)
used to call attention
meet
fit; suited
sirrah
form of address (indicating inferioriy of the one adressed
thither
there
wherefore
why
wherein
in what way/respect; how
whereto
to what place, purpose, or end
whilst
while
whither
where
withal
nevertheless
idle (adj.)
inactive; without employment or activity
apparel (n.)
clothing
knave (n.)
man of humble birth or position; tricky, deceitful fellow
beseech (v.)
to beg for earnestly and anxiously
trod (v.)
walked upon
replication (n.)
echo, answer, or reply
cull (v.)
choose, select, or identify
strew (v.)
scatter
intermit (v.)
to cause to cease for a time, or at intervals
basest (adj.)
lowest; most common
servile (adj.)
subservient; abject-befitting a slave or menial position
barren/sterile (adj.)
unable to produce offspring
shrill[er] (adj.)
(more) piercing, strident; accompanied by sharp, high-pitched sound
soothsayer (n.)
one who predicts or foretells events
throng (adj.)
crowd, (see rout)
ides (n.)
in Ancient Roman calendar...the 15th day or March, May, July, or October, or the 13th day of any other month
gamesome (adj.)
merry; frolicsome
hinder (v.)
hamper; get in the way; make progress slow or difficult
countenance (n.)
bearing; demeanor; face
vexed (adj.)
troubled; agitated; irritated
construe (v.)
interpret
lamented (v.)
mourned; expressed sorrow or regret
yoke (n.)
oppressive element or agency
laughter (n.)
cause of merriment(object of riddicule)
fawn (v.)
to court favor with a cringing or flattering manner
scandal (v.)
disgrace, defame, slander
profess (v.)
declare or admit openly; defame
rout (v.)
crowd of people, throng
aught (n.)
nothing or anything/everything
lief (adv.)
soon, gladly
accoutered (adj.)
outfitted; "rigged out"
torrent (n.)
rush; tumultuous stream
buffet (v.)
strike sharply and repeatedly; batter
sinews (n. pl.)
tendons, nerves...power
mark (v.)
note; make note of
feeble (adj.)
weak; inadequate; inferior
bestride (v.)
tower over
underlings (n. pl.)
subordinates; inferiors
conjure (v.)
to summon-as if by incantation (spell) or magic
encompassed (v.)
enveloped; included; completely endorsed
brooked (v.)
tolerated; stood for
repute (v.)
believe or consider
fiery (adj.)
burning, blazing; full of emotion and/or spirit
liable (adj.)
inclined; subject to; apt
spare (adj.)
lean; meager; insubstantial
thrice (adv.)
three times
rabblement (n.)
rabble-disorganized (rowdy) crowd
swooned (v.)
fainted; became enratptured; lost consciousness
tag-rag (adj.)
rabble (see rabblement)
rogues (n. pl.)
scoundrels; dishonest or low class persons
amiss (adj.)
faulty, imperfect, or out-of-place in the circumstances
infirmity (n.)
frailty; illness; condition of being feeble or unwell
wenches (n. pl.)
young women or girls (especially female servants or prostitutes)
mettle (n.)
quality of temperament or disposition; vigor/strength or spirit
stomach (n.)
appetite; inclination
obsecurely (adv.)
vaguely; cryptically-less than openly
tempests (n. pl.)
violent storms; uproars
strife (n.)
a bitter (sometimes violent) conflict or disagreement
incenses (v.)
arouses extreme anger or indignation
prodigies (n. pl.)
omens; portentous evnets
conjointly (adv.)
jointly; in combination; at once
portenous (adj.)
offering an omen or anticipatory sign; prodigious
unbraced (adj.)
free; unencumbered, not restrained
heralds (n. pl.)
those that precede, foreshadow, or announce; messengers
calculate (v.)
forecast consequences; ponder or figure out
ordinance (n.)
order of law
infused (adj.)
steeped in; injected with
prodigious (adj.)
exciting amazement or wonder (see portentous)
sufferance (n.)
patience; endurance
tyranny (n.)
oppressive power or rule
tyrant (n.)
absolute ruler unrestrained by law
offal (n.)
rubbish
vile (adj.)
morally depsicable or otherwise repugnant
indifferent (adj.)
or no importance or value one way or the other
fleering (adj.)
laughing; mocking; light or insignificant
telltale (n.)
talebearer; outward sign or indication
factious (adj.)
marked by dissension
redress (n.)
act to remedy or revenge

{v.}-to set right, remedy, or avenge
consequence (n.)
importance with respect to the power to produce an effect
complexion (n.)
overall aspect or character
gait (n.)
manner of walking (walk)
incorporate (adj.)
united with, as in one body; sympathetic to
bestow (v.)
give, present, or distribute
alchemy (n.)
power or process of making what is common special
taper (n.)
slender candle
spurn (v.)
to reject disdainfully
adder (n.)
common venomous snake
craves (v.)
demands; calls for
disjoins (v.)
detaches; separates
remorse (n.)
self reproach-born of guilt
lowliness (n.)
humility or humble/low position; being in low rank
attains (v.)
achieves; gains
scorning (v.)
rejecting or dismissing as contemptible or unworthy
augmented (adj.)
increased; expanded upon
mischievous (adj.)
able or tending to cause annoyance or trouble
flint (n.)
material used for producing a spark
exhalations (n. pl.)
emanations; emissions
instigations (n. pl.)
provocations; urgings
entreated (v.)
requested; pleaded; begged