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Hamlet Act 1 Vocab

Oscar

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SOVEREIGN SUPREME; PREEMINENT; INDISPUTABLE. Synonym - Ruler, Crown Sentence - Our Sovereign Lord The King.
RESOLUTION A RESOLVE OR DETERMINATION. Synonym - Intention, Resolve Sentence - My resolution this year is to be a trillionaire.
MALEFACTION AN EVIL DEED; CRIME; WRONGDOING. Synonym - Criminal, Culprit Sentence - The town treasurer has been linked to the kickback scheme and other financial malefactions.
FIRMAMENT THE VAULT OF HEAVEN; SKY. Synonym - Heaven, The Azure Sentence - One of the great stars in the American golfing firmament.
PESTILENT DESTRUCTIVE TO LIFE; DEADLY; POISONOUS; Synonym - Plague, Disease Sentence - Pestilent Diseases.
COMMISSION TO AUTHORIZE; SEND ON A MISSION. Synonym - Task, Job Sentence - The worker received commision.
AVOUCH TO CITE AS AUTHORITY Synonym - Avow, Admit Sentence - She asked Tim to recommend her for the job since he could avouch for her excellent character.
PORTENTOUS ELICITING AMAZEMENT OR WONDER; SHADOWY OR OMINOUS Synonym - Ominous, Warning Sentence - The envelope and its portentous contents.
PARAGON MODEL OF EXCELLENCE OR PERFECTION Synonym - Model, Perfect Example Sentence - Your cook is a paragon.
PARADOX A STATEMENT OR PROPOSITION THAT SEEMS SELF CONTRADICTORY OR ABSURD BUT IN REALITY EXPRESSES A POSSIBLE TRUTH. Synonym - Contradiction, Inconsistency Sentence - That dude is stuck in a paradox.
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