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Hamlet Act V Vocab


Gallows an instrument from which a person is executed by hanging. (Sentence) - Billy was saved from the gallows by a last minute change of mind. (Synonym) - Hanging, The Rope
Circumvent beat through cleverness and wit. (Sentence) - It was easy to circumvent security at the airport. (Synonym) - Beat, Outfox
Indenture formal agreement as to terms of a debt. (Sentence) - He made me sign an indenture when i went to borrow some money. (Synonym) - Contract, Agreement
Equivocation intentional vagueness or ambiguity. (Sentence) - He said the sentence with equivocation. (Synonym) - Qualification, Uncertainty
Abhor find repugnant. (Sentence) - Most people in the world abhor the durian fruit. (Synonym) - Detest, Hate
Imperious having or showing arrogant superiority. (Sentence) - The king made imperious demands and everyone hated him for that. (Synonym) - Imperial, Overbearing
Requiem a song or hymn of mourning as a memorial to a dead person. (Sentence) - The old man made a requiem for his wife. (Synonym) - Coronarch, Therondy
Churlish having a bad disposition; surly. (Sentence) - The little kid at the grocery store was very churlish. (Synonym) - Rude, Impolite
Asunder widely separated especially in space. (Sentence) - The giant made the ground asunder with his enormous strength. (Synonym) - Apart, In two
Insinuation an indirect (and usually malicious) implication. (Sentence) - The old man deserved the insinuation for being mean. (Synonym) - Hint, Suggestion
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