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Macbeth Act I & II Vocabulary Quiz

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Vocabulary words from Acts I & II of Shakespeare's Macbeth.  Match the correct word to the given definition.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To make a payment in settlement of 
    • A. 

      Recompense

    • B. 

      Disbursed

    • C. 

      Infirm

  • 2. 
    To inflict punishment on
    • A. 

      Beguile

    • B. 

      Incarnadine

    • C. 

      Chastise

  • 3. 
    To talk long and idly
    • A. 

      Prate

    • B. 

      Interim

    • C. 

      Infirm

  • 4. 
    Anxiety arising from awareness of guilt, distress of mind over an anticipated action or result
    • A. 

      Vantange

    • B. 

      Compunctious

    • C. 

      Palpable

  • 5. 
    A position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or a comprehensive view
    • A. 

      Harbinger

    • B. 

      Infirm

    • C. 

      Vantage

  • 6. 
    To give something to by way of compensation 
    • A. 

      Recompense

    • B. 

      Disbursed

    • C. 

      Surfeited

  • 7. 
    To indulge to satisfaction
    • A. 

      Surfeited

    • B. 

      Ravishing

    • C. 

      Sovereign

  • 8. 
    Capable of being touched or felt
    • A. 

      Palpable

    • B. 

      Prate

    • C. 

      Obscure

  • 9. 
    To lead by deception
    • A. 

      Surmise

    • B. 

      Bejeweled

    • C. 

      Beguile

  • 10. 
    Weak of mind, will, or character
    • A. 

      Infirm

    • B. 

      Interim

    • C. 

      Infringe

  • 11. 
    One who uses language to deceive 
    • A. 

      Compunctious

    • B. 

      Enunciator

    • C. 

      Equivocator

  • 12. 
    Uproar, tumult
    • A. 

      Hurly-doily

    • B. 

      Hurly-burly

    • C. 

      Hurly-beguile

  • 13. 
    Unusually attractive, pleasing, or striking
    • A. 

      Palpable

    • B. 

      Ravishing

    • C. 

      Compunctious

  • 14. 
    A thought or idea based on scanty evidence
    • A. 

      Surmise

    • B. 

      Sovereign

    • C. 

      Interim

  • 15. 
    A Greek goddess associated especially with the underworld, night, and witchcraft
    • A. 

      Prate

    • B. 

      Hector

    • C. 

      Hecate

  • 16. 
    One highly favored
    • A. 

      Sovereigns

    • B. 

      Surmises

    • C. 

      Minions

  • 17. 
    A person sent ahead to provide lodgings
    • A. 

      Harbinger

    • B. 

      Equivocator

    • C. 

      Minion

  • 18. 
    An acknowledged leader
    • A. 

      Sovereign

    • B. 

      Husbandry

    • C. 

      Equivocator

  • 19. 
    Blood red
    • A. 

      Palpable

    • B. 

      Multitudinous

    • C. 

      Incarnadine

  • 20. 
    An intervening time, interval
    • A. 

      Appointment

    • B. 

      Interim

    • C. 

      Vantage