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Act V A Midsummer Night's Dream Vocabulary

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Stephanie D

on 22 February 2013

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Transcript of Act V A Midsummer Night's Dream Vocabulary

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Act V Vocabulary Come now, what masques, what dances shall we have
To wear away this long age of three hours
Between our after-supper and bedtime?
Where is our usual manager of MIRTH? mirth audacious He bravely BROACHED his boiling bloody breast. broached tarrying Definition: gladness and gaiety, especially when expressed by laughter And in the modesty of fearful duty
I read as much as from the rattling tongue
Of saucy and AUDACIOUS eloquence. Definition: bold; insolent, spirited,
or original Definition: pierced in order to draw off liquid And Thisby, TARRYING in mulberry shade,
His dagger drew, and died. Definition: remaining or staying temporarily valor Not so, my lord, for his VALOR cannot carry his discretion, and the fox carries the goose. wane It appears, by his small light of discretion, that he is in the WANE. Definition: courage and boldness, as in battle; bravery Definition: a period of decline or decrease beguiled This palpable-gross play hath well BEGUILED
The heavy gait of night. Definition: deluded, cheated, or diverted shroud Now the wasted brands do glow,
Whilst the screech owl, screeching loud,
Puts the wretch that lies in woe
In remembrance of a shroud. Definition: a cloth used to wrap a body for burial sprite Now it is the time of night
That the graves, all gaping wide,
Every one lets forth his SPRITE
In the churchway paths to glide. Definition: a specter or ghost; a soul.
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